All Michael Rake articles
Jan du Plessis relinquishes chairmanship after four years, Ian Cheshire emerges as potential successor. Former Chairman Michael Rake also seeks a change after stepping down from his Huawei UK posting. Sherman understudy Johanna Lim leaves for Amazon.
Strategy & Change
Eighteen months into the job, the BT CEO is striving to prove the business is on the right track, with a lower-key transformation than many expected. Jansen urging staff to adopt a “lean-in” approach with faster decision-making to accompany systemic change.
Ex-BT CEO Ian Livingston expected to foster support for challenger vendors as UK transitions from reliance on Huawei equipment. Predecessor Sir Peter Bonfield charged with smoothing relationships between government and Chinese-funded chipmaker Imagination Technologies. Ex-Chairman Rake has been under fire as Huawei-apologist.