Jane Clarkson, head of public policy at UK cable operator Cable and
Wireless Communications, has been promoted to the international
government relations department of parent company, the Cable and
In the new post of government relations manager, which she takes up
early next month, Clarkson will report directly to Tom Phillips,
director of government relations. Her responsibilities include liaising
with other government relations managers in the 55 countries in which
Cable and Wireless operates as well as directly in countries in which
Cable and Wireless has a large scale presence.
Commenting on Clarkson’s appointment, Phillips said: ’Telecoms is
becoming increasingly competitive. Jane’s role is right at the centre of
Cable and Wireless Communications is seeking a replacement for Clarkson,
who was head of public policy since the company’s formation a year ago.