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David Thodey...

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Telstra
  • BA, FAICD
  • http://www.telstra.com.au
  • David Thodey became Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director in May 2009.

    David joined Telstra in April 2001 as Group Managing Director of Telstra Mobiles and in December 2002 was appointed as Group Managing Director Telstra Enterprise and Government. In this role, David was responsible for the company's corporate, government and large business customers in Australia and internationally. Before joining Telstra, Mr Thodey was Chief Executive Officer of IBM Australia/New Zealand and previously held several senior executive positions in marketing and sales with IBM across Asia Pacific. Mr Thodey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and English from Victoria University in New Zealand and attended the Kellogg Post-Graduate School General Management Program at Northwestern University in Chicago.

    In January 2013, David joined the Board of the GSM Association, the global body made up of carriers and related companies that supports the standardisation and deployment of mobile technology around the world. He is also co-chair of the Infrastructure and Investment Taskforce of the Australian B20 leadership group – the business advisory forum of the G20.

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The 30th anniversary of Telstra and The Australian Ballet

07 Aug 2014

Author: David Thodey. Last week marked a milestone in one of our many special relationships – the 30th anniversary of Telstra’s sponsorship of the Australian Ballet.


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Why the B20 matters: How one conference plans to create millions of new jobs

30 Jul 2014

Author: David Thodey. I was recently involved in the B20 conference in Sydney together with 400 other business leaders from all around the globe. But for all of this I could not help wondering what the average person in the street made of the B20. Why does the B20 matter?


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Posted in Telstra News

Why everybody should think they are the Chief Customer Officer

23 May 2014

Author: David Thodey. Like many businesses around the world Telstra has been working to put the customer at the centre of everything we do. We have made good progress, but I’m the first to admit that we do not always get things right.


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