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The artist as leader

CEO Andrew Penn believes willingness to learn and try new things is helping him to write a new chapter at Telstra.

"Empowering people to connect is really important. I'm not saying we will become a Google or Facebook. What I'm saying is there are a new suite of technologies that we need to build capability in to actually enable these wonderful solutions to work."

ANDREW Penn, CEO of Australia telecommunications giant, Telstra, loves to paint. When we met recently he says, half in jest, that some paint is still visible under his nails - he had been painting over the weekend. Mr Penn is a bit shy about his hobby - he thinks he is still not good enough to...

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