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Telecom Appoints AAPT Chief Executive

Telecom Appoints AAPT Chief Executive

Telecom today announced the appointment of Mr Jonathon Stretch as Chief Executive of AAPT.

An Australian, Mr Stretch is currently based in Paris where he is Vice President of AT & T Business Services, responsible for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Before joining AT & T in 1999, Mr Stretch was with IBM Australia where he held a number of positions including General Manager, Asia Pacific, IBM Global Network Services.

Telecom Chief Executive Theresa Gattung said she was delighted with the appointment.

“Jon has extensive industry experience in both the IT and telecommunications industries. His involvement across these industries will enable him to help build AAPT’s presence.

“We’re very pleased to have Jon taking AAPT into a new era in its history.”

She also commended Telecom Chief Financial Officer Marko Bogoievski, who has been running the business since March.

“Marko’s been an extremely active leader for the last few months, ensuring AAPT is best positioned for a smooth transition to a new level of operation,” Ms Gattung said.

Mr Stretch will take up his new role at AAPT in late August.

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