By Emmanuel Oluebube, Correspondent UK
Ofcom has announced that Lindsey Fussell, who currently leads Ofcom’s consumer work, will become Group Director of Networks and Communications on 7 September.
Lindsey will lead this new group within Ofcom, which combines our telecoms and post work across consumer issues, competition and network security. The Networks and Communications group will be responsible for leading Ofcom’s regulatory regimes in these sectors, and managing relationships with stakeholders in these industries.
Kevin Bakhurst will continue to lead Ofcom’s media regulation as Group Director of Broadcasting and Online Content. This group combines our work on broadcasting – including standards, licensing and policy work – as well as new duties to regulate video sharing platforms. The Broadcasting and Online Content group will lead Ofcom’s regulatory regimes in these sectors, and manage relationships with its stakeholders.