UK regulator Ofcom announces new chief

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom announced that Sharon White, currently a senior civil servant at the treasury, will replace Ed Richards as its chief executive in March next year. Richards announced in October his intention to step down from the role …

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Ofcom will be leaderless in early 2015

UK communications regulator Ofcom has announced that Ed Richards, the group’s Chief Executive, will be standing down from his role at the end of 2014. The search for his successor is under way, and is targeted for completion in early 2015, despite Ofcom apparently having had significant advance warning of his departure.