Group President, TELUS and Chair, TELUS Québec
As a member of TELUS’ executive leadership team, François Gratton helps drive TELUS’ strategy and vision across Canada while ensuring the company’s performance and growth objectives are met. In addition, François leads several business units as TELUS Group President.
In partnership with Josh Blair, François is jointly responsible for TELUS Business Solutions. In this capacity, he oversees an integrated team whose mandate is to make TELUS the technology partner of choice for companies engaging in transformative digital change across Canada.
François also leads TELUS Partner Solutions. Through wholesale agreements with global, national and local carrier partners, this team leverages TELUS’ extensive national infrastructure and massive technology investments to bring a world of possibilities to customers and the best of TELUS to the connected world.
François also heads the Internet of Objects (IoT) team, which enables Canadian businesses and consumers to transform their activities by interconnecting everything that is essential to their success while boosting their overall productivity and efficiency.
As Chair of TELUS Québec, François drives all go-to-market and customer-facing activities in that province. He ensures the company’s growth in the business and consumer segments, notably through the delivery of unmatched entertainment, Internet, network and third wave solutions, as well as world-class mobility solutions that are faster, more secure and more reliable than ever.
He first joined TELUS with the 2008 acquisition of healthcare IT firm Emergis, where he served as Executive Vice-President, Healthcare Provider Solutions. He has served on TELUS’ executive team since 2015.
François’ profound commitment to his community is reflected in his work with the board of the Lighthouse, Children and Families, and as Vice-Chair of the TELUS Montreal Community Board. In 2009, he was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.
François holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Law from the Université de Montréal. He is a member of Le Cercle des présidents du Québec, the Canadian Advisory Board of Harvard Business School, and the Quebec Bar Association