Telstra Europe Announces New CEO

Telstra Europe has appointed Simon Vye to the position of Chief Executive Officer, Europe. Vye joins Telstra Europe from AT&T where he was Director of European Headquartered Global Accounts.

Before that Vye was the Managing Director of COLT Telecommunications responsible for the UK, Scandinavia and Benelux, restructuring and focusing the business and driving high growth.

Prior to COLT, Vye was Senior Vice President, Sales & Customer Operations with Priority Telecom based in Amsterdam where he was accountable for new business across both Western Europe and the East European nations. His earlier career includes stints as General Manager of Global One Communications and Sales Director at Sprint International, both roles being based in Amsterdam.

Drew Kelton, Managing Director, Telstra International said “I am delighted to welcome Simon Vye as Chief Executive Officer of Telstra Europe. This is an exciting time for Telstra’s UK business, and Simon brings just the right mix of UK and International experience to take Telstra Europe to the next level, and to continue our focus on serving our UK and international customers now and in the future”.