BT Group announces Steve Guggenheimer to join its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  BT Group plc (LON: BT.A) today announced the appointment of Steve Guggenheimer to its Board as an independent non-executive director, effective 1 October 2022.

“Steve’s significant experience of digital transformation, AI and Cloud computing, and operating in a “scaled” environment will bring an invaluable perspective to the BT Group Board. His experience advising large complex businesses on the impact of technology will support our strategic transformation,” said Board Chairman, Adam Crozier.

Steve Guggenheimer will also join the Nominations and Digital Impact & Sustainability Committees.

About Steven Guggenheimer

Steve is an accomplished technology executive with more than 25 years of experience at Microsoft, where he has held a variety of senior and large-scale leadership roles. He has a strong track record of advising businesses on digital transformation and brings extensive insight into technologies ranging from artificial intelligence to Cloud computing.

Steve Guggenheimer said “I’m excited to be joining the BT Group Board. This is a critical time, with the company undergoing significant transformation in line with the industry, and its role in the wider economy is more important than ever given the challenges that households and businesses face. I look forward to bringing my areas of expertise and experience to the team.”

Steven is currently a non-executive director of HSBC Holdings plc, Forrit Technology Limited, the Software Acquisition Group Inc., and Leupold & Stevens, Inc. He is also an advisor to The 5G Open Innovation Lab and UC Davis – Department of Physics and Tensility Venture Partners LLC. Over his career, he held various senior leadership roles at Microsoft, including Corporate VP, Artificial Intelligence; Corporate VP, Chief Evangelist; and Corporate VP, Original Equipment Manufacturer.

About BT Group

BT Group is the UK’s leading fixed and mobile telecommunications provider and related secure digital products, solutions, and services. We also provide managed telecommunications, security and network, and IT infrastructure services to customers across 180 countries.

BT Group consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer serves individuals and families in the UK; Enterprise and Global are our UK and international business-focused units respectively; Openreach is an independently governed, wholly owned subsidiary, which wholesales fixed access infrastructure services to its customers – over 650 communication providers across the UK.

For the year ended 31 March 2022, BT Group’s reported revenue was £20,850m with a reported profit before taxation of £1,963m.

British Telecommunications plc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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