President and CEO
Darren Entwistle joined TELUS in 2000 as President and CEO. Darren, and our leadership team, have 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.
During the 20 years that Darren has led the company, the TELUS brand has increased in value from a few hundred million dollars to $8.6 billion today. Notably, Darren has entrenched a customers first focus across the organization, which has contributed to consistently leading customer loyalty rates. The same focus has led to TELUS repeatedly earning global recognition in respect of coverage, speed and reliability for its world-leading wireless network. Darren’s commitment to championing TELUS’ social purpose has inspired globally leading engagement levels and led to TELUS being recognized as the most philanthropic company in the world and the global leader in social capitalism.
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. Darren sits on the boards of the Gairdner Institute and the Principal’s International Advisory Board at McGill. In 2018, Darren became a Member of the Order of Canada.