Telstra Promote Ex-Optus Exec To CFO
Telstra has officially filled the CFO position left by Robyn Denholm – named Tesla Chair November last year – with the promotion of group consumer and small business head, Vicki Brady, effective July 1.Ms Brady will take the CFO post in addition to Head of Strategy, with Acting Group Executive, Michael Ackland, set to permanently lead its consumer and small business function.
Telstra CFO, Andy Penn, asserts it’s a “testament to the strength of our internal talent” that the CFO role was filled from within.
Ms Brady is reportedly amongst Telstra’s spearheading staff for its T22 strategic plan.
According to The Australian, Brady missed out on the CEO role at rival, Optus, and joined Telstra as the head of its consumer business in 2017.