President and CEO
Darren Entwistle joined TELUS in 2000 as President and CEO. As the longest-serving CEO among global incumbent telecom companies, Darren has guided TELUS’ evolution from a regional telephone company into a global data and wireless leader with a track record of driving world-leading results for its customers, shareholders and communities. Notably, Darren has entrenched a customer first focus across the organization, which has contributed to consistently leading customer loyalty rates. His commitment to championing TELUS’ social purpose led to TELUS being recognized as the most philanthropic company in the world.
Darren holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Concordia University in Montreal, an MBA (Finance) from McGill University and a Diploma in Network Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Conservatory, has Honorary Doctorates of Laws from McGill University, Concordia University, the University of Alberta and the University of Victoria, and has an Honorary Degree in Business Administration from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. In 2018, Darren became a Member of the Order of Canada.