Trujillo's parting gift for Telstra: China

The telco's former chief executive may have attracted plenty of criticism but his foresight on investing in China shouldn't be overlooked.

The controversial former chief executive of Telstra Sol Trujillo is not much loved in Australia. But he has bequeathed one great legacy for the telco giant – investment in Chinese digital assets.

When our American amigo left the country in 2009, there were few tears shed. He left behind a country that bitter about his comments labelling Australia “racist” and “backward”.


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