By Adria Calatayud

 

BT Group PLC said Tuesday that it has appointed Adam Crozier, former chief executive of ITV PLC and Royal Mail PLC, as its next chairman, replacing Jan du Plessis.

Mr. Crozier will join BT's board as an independent nonexecutive director and chairman designate with effect from Nov. 1 and will become chairman with effect from Dec. 1, when Mr. du Plessis will retire, the British telecommunications group said.

BT said Mr. Crozier is currently chairman of Whitbread PLC, ASOS PLC, Kantar Group Ltd., but he will step down as ASOS chair on Nov. 29.

 

Write to Adria Calatayud at adria.calatayud@dowjones.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

August 17, 2021 02:25 ET (06:25 GMT)

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