Murray King is Chief Financial Officer Group Consumer. In this role Murray is responsible for the financial affairs of the Australian operation as well as SingTel’s Group Consumer division which operates across Australia, Asia Pacific and Africa. His responsibilities include corporate finance, procurement, taxation, treasury, risk management and investor relations.
Murray joined Optus in 2003 and has held the key positions of Chief Financial Officer (2009 - present), Deputy Chief Financial Officer (2007 – 2009), Commercial Director Consumer (2005 – 2007) and Commercial Director Mobile (2003 – 2005).
Responsibilities in these roles included financial management of the largest Optus customer facing units, statutory and regulatory reporting, credit functions and driving the Optus annual operating plan.
Before joining Optus, Murray worked at Virgin Mobile where he held the position of Finance Director and Acting Joint Managing Director. In these roles he was responsible for the financial and operational performance of the company which encapsulated the customer service and IT functions. Prior to working at Virgin Mobile, Murray held the position of Chief Financial Officer for technology companies Mincom Limited and Voxson Limited.
Murray’s extensive accounting, finance and audit experience was founded in global firms Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand. Murray holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Queensland University and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.