On 1 July 2005, Mr Solomon ("Sol") Trujillo joined Australia's leading telecommunications company, Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra), as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He is leading an end-to-end transformation, driving Telstra's evolution into a media communications company.
Prior to joining Telstra he was CEO of London-based Orange, the first American to lead a CAC-40 company; President and CEO of US West Dex Inc.; President and CEO of US West Communications; and CEO and Chairman of US West Inc.
Mr Trujillo holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in business and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wyoming. He received honorary doctorates from both the University of Wyoming and the University of Colorado. Mr Trujillo was the first native-born Hispanic-American to serve as CEO of a Fortune 150 company.
Mr Trujillo is also a Director of Target Corporation. He has served on the Boards of PepsiCo, EDS, Gannett and, the Bank of America. Mr Trujillo has also served as a trade policy advisor to the Clinton and Bush administrations.