The nation's biggest telco Telstra today announced its long-time chief financial officer John Stanhope would retire at the end of this year, putting paid to a career with the company of more than 40 years.
Telstra chief executive David Thodey has again embarked on a major restructuring effort within Telstra, representing the latest in half a dozen such initiatives since the executive took Telstra's reins in mid-2009.
Telstra CEO, David Thodey, has announced a major restructuring of the company in move designed to "sharpen the company's focus on customers and position Telstra for industry changes including the National Broadband Network."
My company uses a wide-area Telstra private network. This is Australia's largest telecommunications carrier but maybe they don't visit their own site. As far as I can tell, Telstra's DNS server is not giving out any addresses for telstra.com – but differing Telstra departments say it's not their problem.
Telstra chief executive David Thodey has maintained a clause in his company's $11 billion contract with Telstra and the Federal Government unveiled yesterday would have negligible impact on Telstra's business, despite other company leaders having slammed the clause as being anti-competitive.
The controversial clause in Telstra's National Broadband Network agreement prohibiting the telco from promoting its wireless solutions as a direct alternative to the NBN's fibre continues to draw interest, despite protestations from Telstra chief executive David Thodey that the clause would only have a minor impact on his company's operations.
In the past decade we have seen the rise in influence of the chief financial officer (CFO) when it comes to IT spending and directives, and even more recently it appears the chief marketing officer (CMO) has become more involved. So where does this leave the chief information officer (CIO)?