On Tuesday, BT named Adam Crozier as its next chairman.
Crozier would join office on December 1, 2021. His appointment comes at a time when the group is seeing on its most important period in its 175-year history.
BT, which is in the midst of a mass fibre rollout said, Crozier would bring his experience in running public and private companies to the British firm.
Previously, Crozier has headed broadcaster ITV and Royal Mail.