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BT Group PLC

15 September 2022

15 September 2022

Steven Guggenheimer to join BT Group Board

BT Group plc ("BT Group") hereby announces that Steven Guggenheimer will be joining its Board as an independent non-executive director. Steven joins the Board effective 1 October 2022 and as a member of the Nominations and Digital Impact & Sustainability Committees.

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.

In welcoming Steve to the Board, BT Group's Chairman Adam Crozier said "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 in advising large complex businesses on the impact of technology will support our strategic transformation."

Steve added "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 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."

There are no additional matters that would require disclosure in respect of Steven Guggenheimer pursuant to 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

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Steven Guggenheimer biography

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 a variety of senior leadership roles at Microsoft, including Corporate Vice President, Artificial Intelligence; Corporate Vice President, Chief Evangelist; and Corporate Vice President, Original Equipment Manufacturer.


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About BT Group

BT Group is the UK's leading provider of fixed and mobile telecommunications 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 GBP20,850m with reported profit before taxation of GBP1,963m.

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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