LONDON Jan 13 BT said it appointed
former HSBC executive Joe Garner to lead Openreach, its
local networks unit that is rolling out super-fast broadband in
Garner, who joins in mid-February, replaces Liv Garfield,
who is leaving the telecoms company to become chief executive of
utility Severn Trent.
Garner has worked for HSBC, Dixons and Procter & Gamble, BT
said on Monday. He joined HSBC bank in 2004 and rose to become
head of UK banking, but stepped down at the end of October 2012
after less than two years in the role.