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Hanging up his boots

Mar 02, 2021 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Farewell Jan Du Plessis, who has hung up on his BT chairmanship after just four years. The tough-talking South African arrived in 2017 all guns blazing. Out went boss Gavin Patterson, in came Philip Jansen, and a promise to solve BT's long-standing issues.

But many remain unresolved. The timing is odd too - a crucial Ofcom decision on fibre wholesale pricing is due later this month.

Du Plessis's departure will add fuel to speculation that he and Jansen disagreed over the pace of the ...