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Mike McTighe

Chairman at Openreach


Mike McTighe, Chairman, is an experienced telecoms executive and regulator who was appointed as the first Chairman of Openreach back in November 2016. He leads our newly-formed Board to oversee strategy, investment and service delivery.

He has extensive regulatory experience, having spent eight years on the Board of Ofcom from 2007 to 2015. He has held a number of chairmanships of public and private companies, and is currently chairman of WYG Group plc, chairman of Jerrold Holdings Ltd, and chairman of Arran Isle Ltd. He has also held a variety of non-executive roles following an executive career spent largely with Cable and Wireless, Philips, Motorola, and GE.

Mike oversees the new Openreach Board and he has recent first-hand experience from financial services company Jerrold Holdings (trading as Together) of working in a regulated environment, in a parent/subsidiary structure where both entities have their own Boards.

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