Managing Director, Marketing & Products, Optus
Ben is currently Managing Director of Optus’ Marketing and Product division. This group brings together responsibility for all of Optus’ consumer marketing activities along with the development and financial management of Optus’ entire suite of consumer mobile, fixed, TV and entertainment services. The portfolio also includes responsibility for a range of shared services in the areas of program delivery, supply chain and billing, as well as responsibility for Optus’ wholly-owned subsidiaries, Virgin Mobile and vivid wireless.
Prior to this role, Ben was Vice-President of Product Marketing for Optus’ consumer business, taking responsibility for the development and financial management of all of Optus’ consumer telecommunications products and services.
In addition, Ben serves as a Board member of Optus Insurance, Optus’ wholly owned handset insurance business, as a Board member of the Bridge Alliance, SE Asia’s leading mobile roaming consortium, as well as serving as a Board member of Southern Cross Cable Networks.
Prior to joining Optus in 2006, Ben was a Senior Manager at Bain & Company, a global strategic management consulting firm, where he led engagements across a wide variety of industries based in various locations in North America and Europe, including time leading Bain’s Private Equity team in New York.