Telstra International Makes Key Appointments to Channel Team

Telstra International, the global telecommunications provider, today announced it has made three key appointments to its Wholesale sales teams: Tally Rull, Faheem Zafar and Vanda Newnham all join as Business Managers for the Service Provider Channel.

All three will be responsible for the continued development of Telstra’s Service Provider community, supporting the growth of existing accounts through Telstra’s extensive global voice and data networking capabilities. In addition, they will target the acquisition of strategic partnerships with solution driven partners and VARs throughout the UK, whose services and propositions compliment Telstra International’s portfolio.

Between them, Rull, Zafar and Newnham bring over 35 years of telecommunications, data networking and hosting experience to the Telstra International Wholesale team: Rull gained extensive managed hosting experience at Rackspace, TDM Group and Netstore; Zafar spent a significant amount of his career within the wholesale channels of British Telecom; and Newnham joins from the Partner Channel at Cable & Wireless, having previously spent several years at Avaya.

Kevin Holland, Sales Director – Service Providers at Telstra International, states: “In a competitive market it is important the Telstra proposition is clearly articulated. Tally Rull, Faheem Zafar and Vanda Newnham have the knowledge, experience and skill in place to cement our proposition to ensure Telstra is the wholesale partner of choice across Europe.”