It was certainly fun while it lasted.

This morning, Telstra confirmed the worst-kept secret in corporate Australia, announcing that CEO Sol Trujillo was resigning his role and returning to the United States at the end of June. Telstra chairman, Donald McGauchie was effusive in his praise for Trujillo, noting that "his vision, strategic direction and commitment to execution have positioned Telstra as a media communications company with a wide range of options for ongoing growth … under Sol's leadership, Telstra has significantly outperformed the market and its global peers, producing world-leading results within the telecommunications sector…. The Next G™ network is undeniably the world’s best national mobile broadband network and stands as Sol's crowning achievement."