04 June 2018
| Alan Burkitt-Gray
Pressure increased on BT’s CEO Gavin Patterson today following reports that leading shareholders are talking to the company’s new chair about replacing him.
A number told the paper that they were seeking meetings with
Jan du Plessis, who became chair of BT in November 2017, to
discuss the future of Patterson, who has been CEO since 2013.
Among other things, said the paper, they are concerned about
BT’s acquisition of sports rights for its BT Sport
BT Global Services