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Telecoms group BT poised to appoint Adam Crozier as chairman

Telecoms group BT poised to appoint City veteran and former ITV boss Adam Crozier as chairman

In June, French-Israeli telecoms tycoon Patrick Drahi took a 12.1 per cent stake in BT

Telecoms group BT is poised to appoint City veteran and former ITV boss Adam Crozier as chairman. 

Crozier, who is predicted to resign as chairman of Asos to make time, is tipped to take the position after rising as a candidate earlier this year. 

In June, French-Israeli telecoms tycoon Patrick Drahi took a 12.1 per cent stake in BT. 

It is assumed his curiosity might set off company exercise later this year. 

Crozier, who has additionally run Royal Mail, was ITV chief government for seven years earlier than stepping down in 2017. The broadcaster was regarded as a takeover goal for a lot of his time on the helm. 

He can be chairman of Premier Inn proprietor Whitbread and knowledge agency Kantar, roles he’s anticipated to preserve in accordance to the Times web site which first reported the information yesterday. 

Other candidates for the BT job have been former Barclays UK chairman Sir Ian Cheshire and former RBS chief Stephen Hester. 

Asos and BT declined to remark.

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