Rake Leaves Board of Financial Reporting Council, Telegraph Says

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Rake has resigned from his role on the board of the Financial Reporting Council after turning down a request to stay in the role, The Sunday Telegraph reported, without saying where it got the information.

Rake, the chairman of BT Group Plc and Easyjet Plc, left the FRC, Britain’s accounting regulator, citing other commitments, the paper said.

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