Oct 25, 2018 07:00 BST
Matthew Key is to join the BT Board as a non-executive director and as a member of the Audit & Risk Committee and the Nominating & Governance Committee. His appointment takes immediate effect.
Matthew has a wealth of telecoms experience having previously been CEO of O2 UK, as well as Chairman and Chief Executive of Telefónica Europe and Telefónica Digital and a member of Samsung Europe’s Advisory Board. Prior to this, he served as Finance Director at Vodafone UK and O2 UK. Matthew has served as a non-executive director of the British luxury fashion house, Burberry, since 2013.
In welcoming the appointment, BT’s Chairman Jan du Plessis, said: “Matthew has hugely valuable and relevant experience from his time at O2, Telefonica and Vodafone. This, combined with his strong strategic skills and experience as a non-executive, makes him an excellent addition to the Board. We are delighted he has agreed to join BT.”
Matthew added: “I’m honoured to join BT’s Board. This is an exciting time for the industry and I believe BT has an important role to play in its development. I look forward to working with the Board on the challenges ahead.”