BRIEF-BP appoints Lamar McKay as chief executive of its combined upstream business
LONDON Nov 23 (Reuters) - BP PLC : * BP appoints new upstream head * Appointment of Lamar McKay as chief executive, upstream * McKay will be based in London * McKay will take up the position with effect from January 1, 2013 * McKay's successor as chairman and president of BP America will be announced
at a later date. * McKay, who will be based in London, will report to Bob Dudley and is already
a member of BP's executive management team * McKay is currently chairman and president of BP America * Current structure and management teams will remain unaffected by this change
in segment leadership.