Wednesday, 26 July 2017

BT names Rio Tinto's Jan du Plessis as new chairman

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 09 March 17

Sir Mike Rake to retire from BT in November after serving 10 years as chairman.

BT on Thursday announced that chairman Sir Mike Rake will retire later this year, and will be succeeded by Rio Tinto chairman Jan du Plessis. South African-born du Plessis will join the U.K. incumbent as a non-executive director on 1 June, and will step up as chairman on 1 November, when Rake departs. "I am honoured to have been asked to become BT's chairman…

BT on Thursday announced that chairman Sir Mike Rake will retire later this year, and will be succeeded by Rio Tinto chairman Jan du Plessis. South African-born du Plessis will join the U.K. incumbent as a non-executive director on 1 June, and will step up as chairman on 1 November, when Rake departs. "I am honoured to have been asked to become BT's chairman…

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