Tony Ball appointed to the board at BT

LONDON - Tony Ball, the former BSkyB chief executive who is in the frame to succeed Michael Grade as ITV chief, has been appointed to the board of BT.

Ball... joining BT board
Ball... joining BT board

Ball will become a non-executive director at BT from 16 July as BT looks to bring more broadcast experience into its business to steer its involvement in Project Canvas and Ofcom’s pay-TV review.

The appointment is unlikely to impact on Ball’s possible appointment at ITV as he already holds a number of non-executive positions, including the chairman of the advisory board of Kabel Deutschland and a board member of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Ball said: "The convergence of the computer and television, entertainment and communications has only just begun and it is clear BT will have an important part to play in shaping the future."

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