Tony Ball joins BT board

Tony Ball, the chairman of German cable operator Kabel Deutschland and former CEO of UK pay-TV company BSkyB, is to join the board of UK telco BT as a non-executive director. His appointment takes effect from July 16.

BT’s chairman Sir Michael Rake, said: Tony has an outstanding track record of innovation and delivery in the communications industry. As BT focuses on the rich opportunities that are presented by combining entertainment with broadband, his drive, knowledge and experience will prove a tremendous asset to the board.

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