Josh Blair, Chief Corporate Officer and Executive Vice-President, TELUS Health

Josh Blair, Chief Corporate Officer and Executive Vice-President, TELUS Health

Josh Blair portrait 2012Josh leads a team responsible for all aspects of TELUS’ Human Resources strategy. This includes attracting and retaining the best talent in the communications industry, fostering world-leading team engagement across TELUS and inspiring our more than 40,000 team members globally to put customers first and give back in an unparalleled manner to our communities.

Under his leadership, TELUS has earned numerous national and international accolades. For example, TELUS has been recognized as having one of the top 10 HR teams worldwide at the Global HR Leadership Summit, the top philanthropic corporation globally by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and a worldwide leader multiple times over in learning excellence by the American Society for Training and Development.

In addition, Josh oversees TELUS Health and Payment Solutions, a Canadian leader in home health monitoring, electronic medical and health records, consumer health applications, benefits management and pharmacy management. As well, Josh has oversight of TELUS Sourcing Solutions, a leading provider of innovative human resources and talent management solutions.

Josh also oversees TELUS International, the global arm of TELUS with approximately 16,000 team members in North America, Central America, Asia and Europe, providing contact centre and business processing solutions to major corporate clients worldwide.

Josh serves on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee for the Business Council of British Columbia and the Governors Council of i-CANADA. As a strong supporter of TELUS’ commitment to give where we live, he also serves on the Board of Directors for the Sandbox Project and the Board of Advisors for the Cures for Kids Foundation as well as being vice-chair of the TELUS Vancouver Community Board.

Josh is a professional engineer and graduated with distinction from the University of Victoria’s Electrical Engineering program. He is also a graduate of the Executive Program at Queen’s School of Business.