Keith Todd is the former executive chairman, agency trading and processing at ION Trading. He stepped down from the company in March of 2017. He also served as executive chairman and CEO of FFastFill plc, which was fully acquired by ION Trading in 2013 and folded into ION.
Todd also serves as non-executive chairman of Aim-listed Amino Technologies plc and non-executive chairman of Magic Lantern, a private new media company supplying the broadband market.
Before joining FfastFill, Todd was non-executive chairman of Easynet plc, a telecom services company that focused on broadband services until January 2006, when it was sold to B-Sky-B and of E C Soft (sold to Cyber Inc. in January 2003).
He was chief executive of ICL plc (now Fujitsu Services) from 1996-2000 , responsible for the transformation of ICL from a hardware product company to a $4bn IT services company. He held a number of other senior financial positions in ICL and GEC Marconi defense business, including working in the U.S. for five years between 1981 and 1986. He started his career in the public sector.
Todd served as non-executive chairman of the UK Broadband Stakeholder Group for three years until February 2005. The group included key stakeholders from both the public sector and the industry, and focuses on identifying actions to accelerate the adoption of broadband services in the UK.
Affiliations and Awards
Todd was awarded the CBE in June 2006 for his services to the Telecommunications Industry. The CBE denotes a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
During the 1990s he was the honorary treasurer of the Open University for eight years. He is a lifetime member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), a Fellow of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Royal Society for the Arts.
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