Nov 28 BT Group Plc said Mike McTighe,
former board member of Ofcom, has been appointed the first
chairman of Openreach, BT's fixed network business.
British regulator Ofcom had said in July that BT's network
division should become a legally separate company within the
McTighe will oversee the new Openreach board, which will
operate from early 2017, the company said in a statement.
Sky News had earlier reported, citing sources, that BT had
planned to appoint McTighe as chairman of Openreach.
(Reporting by Kanishka Singh; Editing by Sandra Maler)