BT Group appoints Allison Kirkby as chief executive

Kirkby has been a non-executive director at BT Group since 2019

Allison Kirkby

BT Group has appointed Allison Kirkby as chief executive.

Kirkby will take over from Philip Jansen as CEO around the end of January next year at the latest.

Kirkby has been President & CEO of Telia Company since early 2020. Telia, headquartered in Sweden, is the market leading digital communications and telecommunications provider to 25 million customers across the Nordic and Baltic region.

Kirkby moved into the TMT sector in 2010, initially joining Virgin Media, ...