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Digital tech expert joins JT Board

Digital tech expert joins JT Board

Thursday 04 May 2023

Digital tech expert joins JT Board

Thursday 04 May 2023

Mark Lam, a former executive at Open and the current Chair of the Royal Free London hospital group, has joined the JT board as a Non-Executive Director.

Mr Lam has many years of experience as a board member of health trusts and telecommunications and digital technology companies – including as Vice Chair of Broadway Partners which builds and retails fibre broadband in rural Scotland and Wales.

A graduate of Oxford University, Mr Lam is originally from Singapore and has worked in senior management roles at BT Group, Siemens, and Carphone Warehouse.

Among his other roles and business experience is a non-executive directorship of Games Workshop Group PLC, a manufacturer of the fantasy miniature Warhammer figures.

Meriel Lenfestey, Chair of the JT Board, said: “Mark joins the JT Board with considerable experience having served on numerous boards representing private businesses and public and third sector organisations.

"Mark’s experience and contacts will be an invaluable addition to the Board.”

Mark Lam added: “I am delighted to have been appointed to the Board of JT and am looking forward to working alongside my colleagues, pooling our combined experience in telecoms and technology to help JT grow.

"It is a great time to be joining the team as we work on our plans for new products and services that make the best use of technology to serve our customers and partners.” 

Pictured top: Mark Lam, newly appointed Non-Executive Director on the Board of JT.

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