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Tristia Adele Harrison (nee Clarke, born February 1973)[1] is a British businesswoman, the CEO of TalkTalk Group since May 2017.[2][3]

Tristia Harrison
Born
Tristia Adele Clarke

February 1973 (age 46)
ResidenceLondon, England
NationalityBritish
EducationWatford Grammar School for Girls
St Albans High School for Girls
University of Kent
OccupationBusinesswoman
TitleCEO, TalkTalk Group
TermMay 2017-
PredecessorDido Harding
Spouse(s)Andrew Harrison
Children2 sons

Early lifeEdit

She was born Tristia Clarke,[4] and grew up in Radlet.[citation needed] She was educated at Watford Grammar School for Girls and St Albans High School for Girls.[5] She studied history at the University of Kent, Canterbury.[5]

CareerEdit

Harrison Joined TalkTalk in 2010.[6] She was marketing director of Carphone Warehouse, and managing director of TalkTalk Consumer from 2014, before becoming CEO of TalkTalk Group.[7][4] She has been a director since 2014.[8] Harrison is a trustee of Comic Relief and the national charity Ambitious about Autism.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

She is married to Andrew Harrison, CEO of Carphone Warehouse.[9] They have two sons, and live in west London.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tristia Adele HARRISON - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". Beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  2. ^ Tristia Harrison. "Tristia Harrison, Talktalk Telecom Group PLC: Profile & Biography". Bloomberg. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Charles Dunstone to Retake Control of TalkTalk". Comms Business. 1 May 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  4. ^ a b Oakes, Omar (1 February 2017). "TalkTalk appoints former marketer Tristia Harrison as to replace Dido Harding". Campaign. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  5. ^ a b Ralph, Alex (23 March 2019). "Talktalk boss aims to keep it simple as telecoms business returns to roots". The Times. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  6. ^ Robin Pagnaementa, Deputy Business Editor (2 February 2017). "Familiar face is first choice to talk the talk | Business | The Times & The Sunday Times". Thetimes.co.uk. Retrieved 23 May 2017.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  7. ^ Omar Oakes. "TalkTalk appoints former marketer Tristia Harrison as to replace Dido Harding". Campaignlive.co.uk. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  8. ^ a b Talent4Boards Team (3 June 2014). "TalkTalk Telecom Group appoints Tristia Harrison and Charles Bligh to Board as Executive Directors". Talent4boards.com. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  9. ^ Meddings, Sarah (2 February 2017). "The dramatic reshuffle at top of two of Britain's biggest firms: Billionaire takes back control of TalkTalk and former BT boss goes to DixonsCarphone". This is Money. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  10. ^ Wray, Richard (4 April 2008). "From factory floor to Warehouse leader". The Guardian. Retrieved 9 October 2019.