Marnick to run Ofcom spectrum

September 30, 2013 10.46 Europe/London By Julian Clover

Ofcom has appointed Philip Marnick as its new group director in charge of spectrum.

Marnick has 27 years’ experience in the wireless communications industry. He joins from UK Broadband where he served as chief technology officer.

He has held senior positions at O2, BT, Orange, J-Phone – Japan (now Softbank Mobile), Extreme Mobile and SpinVox (now Nuance). He is also a member of the Ofcom Spectrum Advisory Board.

Marnick, who will join in November, will lead Ofcom’s Spectrum Policy Group. The group is responsible for setting and implementing the strategy for managing spectrum, which involves clearing, awarding and licensing it.