22
April
2015
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14:36
Europe/Amsterdam

Warren East to step down from BT board

Summary

​Following today’s announcement of Warren East’s appointment as Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce with effect from 2 July 2015, Warren will be stepping down as a BT non-executive director on 31 May 2015.

Following today's announcement of Warren East's appointment as Chief Executive of Rolls-Royce with effect from 2 July 2015, Warren will be stepping down as a BT non-executive director on 31 May 2015.

Warren, previously CEO of ARM Holdings, joined BT in February 2014 and is a member of the BT Pensions, Audit &; Risk and Technology Committees.

Sir Michael Rake, BT Chairman said "Warren has made an immense contribution during his time at BT and I congratulate him on this important appointment.'

Warren said "I've really enjoyed my all too brief time on the board of BT. The technology, and the people are excellent enabling the UK to benefit from world class communications and all the benefits that brings. I wish the company great success which it surely deserves."