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Ex-Debenhams boss Sir Ian Cheshire eyed as BT non-executive director

Mar 16, 2020 - City A.M.
Board and Executive Moves

FORMER head of department store Debenhams Sir Ian Cheshire is on the brink of being named as a nonexecutive director at telecoms giant BT.

Sky News reported that Cheshire's appointment could be announced as early as this week, in a boardroom coup for Britain's largest telecoms firm. Cheshire, who currently chairs Barclays' UK retail bank, could be in line to replace Nick Rose as BT's senior independent director, as Rose is due to leave the board soon.

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