Arqiva appoints Mike Parton as Chairman

Today we can announce the appointment of our new Chairman, Mike Parton.

Mike Parton, Arqiva ChairmanMike will oversee the business on behalf of Arqiva’s shareholders and takes over from Peter Shore who has been Chairman of Arqiva since 2007.

Mike started his career as a Chartered Management Accountant, working for a number of UK technology companies including ICL, GEC, STC and Marconi. He moved into General Management in 1995 at Marconi, and became CEO in 2001. 

Between 2001 and 2006 Mike was CEO of Marconi before overseeing a sale of the company to Ericsson. In 2007, Mike became Chairman of Damovo and joined the Board of Tele2, becoming Chairman there in 2010. Mike stepped down from the Board of Damovo in 2015 following a sale of the company.