2degrees director joins Microsoft board

23:59, Jul 31 2014

2degrees' American director John Stanton has been appointed to the board of Microsoft Corp, becoming the software firm's 11th director.

Microsoft chairman John Thompson said Stanton brought "extraordinary experience in the mobile communications industry and deep business acumen".

Stanton is a founding member of Trilogy International Partners, the investment company that owns the majority of 2degrees, and became a director of 2degrees in November.

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