back to article Ofcom director Jonathan Oxley to keep CEO seat warm as regulator waits on senior civil servant

Brit regulator Ofcom has appointed internal director Jonathan Oxley as interim chief exec, with the permanent position to be announced after the UK general election. Oxley is currently group director for competition and board member for Ofcom, a role he has held since 2014. He will step up when outgoing boss Sharon White …

  1. Commswonk

    Such Perfect Qualifications

    She is currently permanent secretary at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

    As such it would be hard to find anyone better qualified to fill the post of CEO of Ofcom.

    "The Regulated" should tremble in their boots.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Such Perfect Qualifications

      Maybe that's preferable to having, say, th ex-head on BT in charge of OFCOM, as is the case with our cousins across the pond?

    2. NeilPost Silver badge

      Re: Such Perfect Qualifications

      Have John Lewis been ‘Unknowingly Undersold’ as Sharon White was a terrible Ofcom leader. I can’t think of anything I’m positive from her tenure there.

  2. sbt
    Paris Hilton

    "Ofcom's remit and powers have extended significantly"

    But are they using them? I mean for the benefit of the consumer.

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