Du Plessis joined the BT board as a non-executive director in June 2017 and was appointed as chair in November 2017.
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BT chair Jan du Plessis has announced he intends to step down later this year. He will stay in place until a successor is appointed.
He joined the BT board as a non-executive director in June 2017 and was appointed as chair in November 2017.
Du Plessis said in a statement: “BT is a fantastic company and it is a huge privilege and responsibility to be its chairman. But after 17 years of demanding roles as chairman of significant FTSE companies, I know the time is now right for me to step down and focus on other interests. Until I hand over to my successor, I remain fully committed to BT and helping Philip [Jansen, CEO] continue to deli
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