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BP Board appointments

Posted: 2 July 2004

The board of BP has appointed Sir Tom McKillop as a non-executive director and Mr Iain Conn as an executive director, both with immediate effect.

Sir Tom, 61, is the chief executive of AstraZeneca PLC. He joined ICI in 1969 and has held a number of senior technical and general management positions within ICI and Zeneca. Sir Tom is currently a non-executive director of Lloyds TSB Group and chairman of British Pharma Group.

Iain Conn, 41, joined BP in 1985 and has held a number of posts in supply and trading, refining and marketing, exploration and production and in BP Group headquarters. Most recently, he was chief executive of BP’s Petrochemicals segment.

As Group executive officer, he will have regional responsibility for Europe, including the UK, together with Russia, the Middle East, the Caspian and Africa. He will also be responsible for BP’s major functional divisions, including health, safety and environment, human resource management, marketing, technology, digital business, security, procurement and pensions operations.

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