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Searchlight taps wireless exec David Fuller as operating partner

Prior to joining Searchlight, Fuller was president of Rogers Wireless, a wireless service affiliate of Rogers Communications, a Toronto-based communications and media company.

Searchlight Capital has named David Fuller as an operating partner. Prior to joining Searchlight, Fuller was president of Rogers Wireless, a wireless service affiliate of Rogers Communications, a Toronto-based communications and media company. He was previously an executive with Telus Corp.

PRESS RELEASE

Toronto, March 22, 2022: Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. (“Searchlight” or “the Firm”), a leading global private investment firm, today announced the appointment of David Fuller as an Operating Partner.

Mr. Fuller brings deep expertise in the technology and communications sectors, as well as a breadth of experience across various other industries from his background in management consulting and board work. He currently serves as board member of Mitel Networks, Consolidated Communications, Great-West Lifeco and Canada Life.

Commenting on his new role, Mr. Fuller said: “I am thrilled to be joining the Searchlight team and to have the opportunity to contribute to the Firm’s success. I have been impressed by the Firm’s accomplishments in recent years, as well as its strong leadership team and value-added investment philosophy. I look forward to helping the Firm continue on this journey.”

Erol Uzumeri, a Founding Partner of Searchlight, added: “We continue to see a wealth of opportunities in the technology and communications sectors. David’s leadership skills and operating experience will be tremendously additive to the Firm both in evaluating new investments and adding value to our existing ones. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

Prior to joining Searchlight, Mr. Fuller was President of Rogers Wireless, where in a short period of time he was instrumental in significantly improving the operating metrics of the Mobility business. Prior to that, Mr. Fuller spent 15 years with TELUS where he held a number of executive roles, including Chief Marketing Officer and SVP of Business Solutions Marketing. From 2014 to 2019, Mr. Fuller was the President and EVP of TELUS Consumer and Small Business Solutions, where he led a team of just under 14,000 members across Canada who generated more than $8 billion in recurring revenue annually from over 11 million customers. Previous to his time with TELUS, Mr. Fuller spent almost 15 years in the Management Consulting business working globally with clients across multiple different industries.

About Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P.
Searchlight is a global private investment firm with over $10 billion in assets under management and offices in New York, London and Toronto. Searchlight seeks to invest in businesses where its long-term capital and strategic support accelerate value creation for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.searchlightcap.com.