BT has announced several changes to its Board.
Matti Alahuhta, President of Kone Corporation, and Phil Hodkinson, Group Finance Director of HBOS plc, will join the BT Board as non-executive directors with effect from 1 February 2006.
Lou Hughes will step down as a non-executive director on 31 March 2006, after serving two terms of three years; he will join BT’s Americas Advisory Board from 1 April 2006.
Sir Christopher Bland, Chairman of BT said:
“I am delighted to welcome Matti Alahuhta and Phil Hodkinson to the Board. Matti has a valuable background in global business and the telecommunications sector, and Phil will offer strong commercial and financial experience.
I would also like to thank Lou Hughes for his excellent service as a BT non-executive director for over six years. We are delighted that he will join our Americas Advisory Board and that we will continue to benefit from his advice and guidance.”