People: BP PLC (BP)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Carl-Henric Svanberg

62 2010 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert Dudley

59 2010 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Brian Gilvary

51 2012 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

David Campbell

2014 President - BP Russia

Tufan Erginbilgic

54 2014 Chief Executive - Downstream

Lamar McKay

55 2013 Chief Executive - Upstream

Helmut Schuster

52 2011 Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director

R. Fryar

50 2013 Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk

Katrina Landis

54 2013 Executive Vice President - Corporate Business Activities

Dev Sanyal

2014 Executive Vice President - Strategy and Regions

Rupert Bondy

52 2008 Group General Counsel

Iain Conn

2014 Executive Director

Andy Hopwood

55 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Strategy and Regions, Upstream

Bernard Looney

43 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Production

David Jackson

2011 Company Secretary

Alan Boeckmann

65 2014 Non-Executive Director

Paul Anderson

69 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Frank Bowman

69 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Antony Burgmans

67 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cynthia Carroll

57 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

George David

71 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ian Davis

62 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Dame Dowling

61 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Brendan Nelson

64 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Phuthuma Nhleko

53 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Shilston

58 2012 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Jessica Mitchell

Head of Group Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Carl-Henric Svanberg

Mr. Carl-Henric Svanberg serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of BP Plc. He became chairman of the BP board on 1 January 2010. He spent his early career at Asea Brown Boveri and the Securitas Group, before moving to the Assa Abloy Group as president and chief executive officer. From 2003 until 31 December 2009, when he left to join BP, he was president and chief executive officer of Ericsson, also serving as the chairman of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB. He was a non-executive director of Ericsson between 2009 and 2012. He was appointed chairman and a member of the board of AB Volvo on 4 April 2012. He is a member of the External Advisory Board of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, a member of the Advisory Board of Harvard Kennedy School and on the Leadership Council of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He is also the recipient of the King of Sweden’s medal for his contribution to Swedish industry.

Robert Dudley

Mr. Robert W. Dudley serves as Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of BP Plc. He became group chief executive on 1 October 2010. Bob joined Amoco Corporation in 1979, working in a variety of engineering and commercial posts. Between 1994 and 1997, he worked on corporate development in Russia. In 1997, he became general manager for strategy for Amoco and in 1999, following the merger between BP and Amoco, was appointed to a similar role in BP. Between 1999 and 2000, he was executive assistant to the group chief executive, subsequently becoming group vice president for BP’s renewables and alternative energy activities. In 2002, he became group vice president responsible for BP’s upstream businesses in Russia, the Caspian region, Angola, Algeria and Egypt. From 2003 to 2008, he was president and chief executive officer of TNK-BP in Moscow. On his return to BP in 2009 he was appointed to the BP board and oversaw the group’s activities in the Americas and Asia. Between 23 June and 30 September 2010, he served as the president and chief executive officer of BP’s Gulf Coast Restoration Organization in the US. He was appointed a director of Rosneft in March 2013 following BP’s acquisition of a stake in Rosneft.

Brian Gilvary

Dr. Brian Gilvary serves as Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of BP Plc. He was appointed chief financial officer on 1 January 2012. He joined BP in 1986 after obtaining a PhD in mathematics from the University of Manchester. Following a variety of roles in the upstream, downstream and trading in Europe and the United States, he became the downstream’s chief financial officer and commercial director from 2002 to 2005. He was a director of TNK-BP over two periods, from 2003 to 2005 and from 2010 until the sale of the business and acquisition of Rosneft equity in 2013. From 2005 until 2009 he was chief executive of the integrated supply and trading function, BP’s commodity trading arm. In 2010 he was appointed deputy group chief financial officer with responsibility for the finance function.

David Campbell

Mr. David Campbell is President - BP Russia of the Company. He has 30 years’ experience in BP, in commercial, technical and operational leadership roles. He has worked across a wide range of onshore and offshore upstream operations in international locations including the Alaskan arctic, the North Sea, Mexico, and as chief operating officer of BP’s operations in Iraq. He has also held senior roles in trading and in the company’s corporate centre. Between 2003 and 2007, Campbell was based in Russia as a senior member of TNK-BP’s upstream leadership team.

Tufan Erginbilgic

Mr. Tufan Erginbilgic has been appointed as Chief Executive - Downstream of the Company effective October 1, 2014. He joined Mobil in 1990, transferring to BP in 1997. He has held a wide variety of roles in the company's refining and marketing businesses in Turkey, continental Europe and London. In 2006, he took up leadership of BP's lubricants business before moving to head the Group Chief Executive's office. He was appointed chief operating officer fuel value chains, Eastern Hemisphere, in 2009. Tufan took up his current role of Chief Operating Officer, Fuels, in February 2014. He is accountable for BP's Fuels Value Chains worldwide, including refining; Global Fuels businesses; and the Refining Sales and Commercial Optimisation functions for fuels. Tufan is a non-executive director of GKN plc.

Lamar McKay

Mr. Lamar McKay serves as Chief Executive - Upstream of BP Plc. He is responsible for the combined Upstream business which consists of exploration, development and production. Lamar started his career in 1980 with Amoco and has held a broad range of positions. In 1993, he became general manager for the Arkoma Basin, and in 1997 moved into the role of business unit leader for the Gulf of Mexico Shelf. During 1998-2000, he worked on the BP-Amoco merger and served as head of strategy and planning for the worldwide exploration and production business in London. In 2000, he became business unit leader for the Central North Sea in Aberdeen, Scotland. In 2001, Lamar became chief of staff for the worldwide exploration and production business, and subsequently served as chief of staff to BP’s deputy group chief executive. Lamar became group vice president, Russia and Kazakhstan in 2003 where he was responsible for BP’s Upstream businesses, including BP’s interest in the TNK-BP joint venture. He served as a member of the board of directors of TNK-BP from February 2004 to May 2007. n May 2007, Lamar moved to Houston to assume the role of senior group vice president, BP p.l.c. and executive vice president, BP America where he led BP’s efforts to resolve various issues involving the Texas City refinery, Prudhoe Bay field and US trading function. In June 2008, he became executive vice president, special projects focusing on Russia where he led BP’s efforts to restructure the governance framework for TNK-BP. In February 2009, Lamar was appointed chairman and president of BP America Inc, serving as BP’s chief representative in the US. In October 2010, he additionally assumed the role of chief executive officer and president for the Gulf Coast Restoration Organization. On 1 January 2013, he became chief executive, Upstream.

Helmut Schuster

Dr. Helmut Schuster serves as an Executive Vice President, Group Human Resources Director of BP Plc. Helmut Schuster became group human resources director on 1 March 2011. In this role he holds accountabilities for the BP human resources function. Helmut began his career working for Henkel in a marketing capacity. Since joining BP in 1989 Helmut has held a number of major leadership roles. He has worked in BP in the US, UK and continental Europe and within most parts of refining, marketing, trading and gas and power. Before taking on his current role his portfolio of responsibilities as a vice president, human resources included the refining and marketing segment of BP, and corporate and functions. This role saw him leading the people agenda for roughly 60,000 people across the globe and includes businesses such as petrochemicals, fuels value chains, lubricants and functional experts across the corporation.

R. Fryar

Mr. R. Fryar serves as Executive Vice President - Safety and Operational risk of BP Plc. He is responsible for strengthening safety, operational risk management, and the systematic management of operations across the BP corporate group. He is group head of safety and operational risk, with accountability for group-level disciplines including engineering, health, safety, security, and environment. In this capacity, he looks after the group-wide operating management system implementation and capability programmes. Bob has 28 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry having joined Amoco Production Company in 1985. From October 2010 to February 2013 Bob was executive vice president of the production division and was accountable for safe and compliant exploration and production operations and stewardship of resources across all regions. In addition, he was also responsible for local government and stakeholder management and regional integration of all exploration and production activities. Prior to February 2013, Bob held several management positions in Trinidad, including chief operating officer for Atlantic LNG, and vice president of operations. Prior to that, Bob served in a variety of engineering and management positions in onshore US and deepwater Gulf of Mexico including petroleum engineer, field manager, operations manager, resource manager, and asset manager. In addition, he worked on the Vastar integration team.

Katrina Landis

Ms. Katrina Landis is Executive Vice President - Corporate Business Activities of BP Plc. Katrina Landis is responsible for BP’s integrated supply and trading activities, Alternative Energy, shipping, technology and remediation management. Katrina began her career with BP in 1992 in Anchorage, Alaska and held a variety of senior roles. She was chief executive officer of BP’s integrated supply and trading – Oil Americas – from 2003 to 2006, group vice president of BP’s integrated supply and trading from 2007 to 2008 and chief operating officer of BP Alternative Energy from 2008 to 2009. She was then appointed chief executive officer of BP Alternative Energy in 2009. On 1 May 2013, she became executive vice president, corporate business activities.

Dev Sanyal

Mr. Dev Sanyal has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Strategy and Regions of BP Plc., effective October 1, 2014. Dev joined BP in 1989 and has held a variety of international roles in London, Athens, Istanbul, Vienna and Dubai. In November 2003, he was appointed chief executive officer of Air BP before becoming head of the Group Chief Executive's office in June 2006. He was appointed group vice president and group treasurer in 2007. During this period, he was also chairman of BP Investment Management Ltd. In January 2012, he became Executive Vice President, and Group Chief of Staff, with responsibility for strategy and long-term planning, risk, economics, competitor intelligence, government and political affairs, policy and group integration and governance. Dev is a non-executive director of Man Group plc.

Rupert Bondy

Mr. Rupert Bondy serves as Group General Counsel of BP Plc. He is responsible for legal and compliance matters across the BP group. Rupert began his career as a lawyer in private practice. In 1989 he joined US law firm Morrison & Foerster, working in San Francisco and London, and from 1994 he worked for UK law firm Lovells in London. In 1995 he joined SmithKline Beecham as senior counsel for mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. He subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility and, following the merger of SmithKline Beecham and GlaxoWellcome to form GlaxoSmithKline, he was appointed senior vice president and general counsel of GlaxoSmithKline in 2001. In April 2008 he joined the BP group, and he became the group general counsel on 1 May 2008.

Iain Conn

Mr. Iain C. Conn is no longer a Chief Executive - Downstream, Executive Director of BP Plc., effective December 31, 2014. He is no longer a Chief Executive - Downstream of the Company effective October 1, 2014. He joined BP Oil International in 1986, working in a variety of roles in oil trading, commercial refining and exploration before becoming, on the merger between BP and Amoco in 1999, vice president of BP Amoco Exploration’s mid-continent business unit. At the end of 2000, he returned to London as group vice president and a member of the Refining and Marketing segment’s executive committee, taking over responsibility in 2001 for BP’s marketing operations in Europe. In 2002 he was appointed chief executive of BP Petrochemicals. Following his appointment to the board in 2004, he served for three years as group executive officer, strategic resources, with responsibility for a number of group functions and regions.

Andy Hopwood

Mr. Andy Hopwood serves as Chief Operating Officer, Strategy and Regions, Upstream of BP Plc. He is responsible for BP’s upstream strategy, including changes to its portfolio and investment planning. He is also responsible for the upstream regional footprint through leadership of its regional presidents, who are the upstream’s senior leaders in the regions where the upstream operates. After joining BP in 1980 as a petroleum engineer, Andy gained ten years of operating experience in the North Sea, Wytch Farm, and Indonesia, and developing expertise in reservoir engineering in BP’s London headquarters. In 1989 Andy joined the corporate planning team supporting the formulation of BP’s exploration strategy, and the subsequent rationalization of BP’s portfolio. Following this corporate work, his international endeavours led to positions in South America, first in Mexico and then as commercial manager for BP’s Venezuela business, prior to a return to London as the exploration and production planning manager. In 1999, following the BP-Amoco merger, he was appointed business unit leader in Azerbaijan, before returning to London in 2001 as the Upstream chief of staff. He was then appointed business unit leader for BP’s interests in Trinidad & Tobago until 2005, when he moved to Houston to become strategic performance unit leader for the North American gas business. In 2009, he joined the Upstream executive as head of portfolio and technology and in October 2010 was appointed executive vice president, exploration and production.

Bernard Looney

Mr. Bernard Looney serves as Chief Operating Officer, Production of BP Plc. Bernard Looney is responsible for production operations, drilling, engineering, procurement and supply-chain management, as well as health, safety and environment in the upstream. Bernard joined BP in 1991 as a drilling engineer, working in the North Sea, Vietnam and the Gulf of Mexico. In 2001 Bernard took on responsibility for drilling operations on Thunder Horse in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico. In 2005 Bernard became senior vice president within BP Alaska, before moving in 2007 to be head of the group chief executive’s office. In 2009 he became the managing director of BP’s North Sea business in the UK and Norway.Bernard became executive vice president, developments, in October 2010. He took up his current role in February 2013.

David Jackson

Mr. David J. Jackson serves as Company Secretary ofBP Plc. He is solicitor, he is a director of BP Pension Trustees Limited.

Alan Boeckmann

Mr. Alan Lee Boeckmann is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Alan Boeckmann retired as non-executive chairman of Fluor Corporation in February of 2012, ending a 35 year career with the company. Between 2002 and 2011, he held the post of chairman and chief executive officer of Fluor, and was president and chief operating officer from 2001 to 2002. His tenure with the company included responsibility for global operations. As chairman and CEO, Mr. Boeckmann refocused the company on engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services. Joining Fluor in 1974 as an engineer, Mr. Boeckmann worked in a variety of domestic and international locations, including South Africa and Venezuela. He joined Fluor directly after his graduation from the University of Arizona with a degree in electrical engineering. Alan Boeckmann currently serves as a non-executive director of Sempra Energy and Archer Daniels Midland. He is also a board member and trustee of Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. Mr. Boeckmann was previously a non-executive director of BHP Billiton and the Burlington Santa Fe Corporation and has served on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Petroleum Council and the Advisory Board of Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business. Mr. Boeckmann led the formation of the World Economic Forum’s ‘Partnering Against Corruption’ Initiative in 2004.

Paul Anderson

Mr. Paul Milton Anderson serves as an Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He was formerly chief executive at BHP Billiton and Duke Energy, where he also served as chairman of the board. Having previously been chief executive officer and managing director of BHP Limited and then BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc, he rejoined these latter two boards in 2006 as a non-executive director, retiring on 31 January 2010. He also served as a non-executive director on a number of boards in the US and Australia and as chief executive officer of Pan Energy Corp. Paul Anderson became a board member in early 2010, joining the SEEAC. He was a member of the Gulf of Mexico committee from its formation in August 2010. He took the chair of the SEEAC in December 2012. As chair he has continued the committee’s focus on safety matters. His broad experience of the global oil and gas industry and of the US business environment has benefited the board, the SEEAC and the Gulf of Mexico committee. He has actively supported the work of the BP Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) academy. He has led the SEEAC on several visits to the company’s operations and has commenced a dialogue with the company’s socially responsible investors.

Frank Bowman

Admiral Frank L. Bowman serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He joined the United States Navy in 1966. During his naval service, he commanded the nuclear submarine USS City of Corpus Christi and the USS Holland. He served as a flag officer: as the Navy’s chief of personnel; on the joint staff as director of Political-Military Affairs; and as a director of the naval nuclear propulsion programme in the Department of the Navy and the Department of Energy for over eight years. He also completed two masters degrees in engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1973. After his retirement as an Admiral in 2004, he was president and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Energy Institute until 2008. He served on the BP Independent Safety Review Panel and was a member of the BP America external advisory council. He was appointed Honorary Knight Commander of the British Empire in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II. He was elected to the US National Academy of Engineering in 2009.

Antony Burgmans

Mr. Antony Burgmans, KBE, serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He joined Unilever in 1972, holding a succession of marketing and sales posts, including the chairmanship of PT Unilever Indonesia from 1988 until 1991. In 1991, he was appointed to the board of Unilever, becoming business group president, ice cream and frozen foods, Europe in 1994, and chairman of Unilever’s Europe committee, co-ordinating its European activities. In 1998, he became vice chairman of Unilever NV and in 1999, chairman of Unilever NV and vice chairman of Unilever PLC. In 2005, he became non-executive chairman of Unilever NV and Unilever PLC until his retirement in 2007. During his career he has lived and worked in London, Hamburg, Jakarta, Stockholm and Rotterdam. Antony Burgmans has been nominated chairman of Akzo Nobel’s supervisory board from April 2014.

Cynthia Carroll

Mrs. Cynthia Blum Carroll serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. Early in her career in 1989, Cynthia Carroll joined Alcan (Aluminum Company of Canada) and ran a packaging company, led a global bauxite, alumina and speciality chemicals business and later was president and chief executive officer of the Primary Metal Group, responsible for operations in more than 20 countries. In 2007 she became the chief executive of Anglo American plc, the global mining group, operating in 45 countries with 150,000 employees, and was chairman of Anglo Platinum Limited and of De Beers s.a. She stepped down from these roles in April 2013.

George David

Mr. George David serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. George David began his career in The Boston Consulting Group before joining the Otis Elevator Company in 1975. He held various roles in Otis and later in United Technologies Corporation (UTC), following Otis’s merger with UTC in 1976. In 1992, he became UTC’s chief operating officer. He served as UTC’s chief executive officer from 1994 until 2008 and as chairman from 1997 until his retirement in 2009.

Ian Davis

Mr. Ian E. L. Davis serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. Ian Davis spent his early career at Bowater, moving to McKinsey & Company in 1979. He was managing partner of McKinsey’s practice in the UK and Ireland from 1996 to 2003. In 2003, he was appointed as chairman and worldwide managing director of McKinsey, serving in this capacity until 2009. During his career with McKinsey, he served as a consultant to a range of global organizations across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. He retired as senior partner on 30 July 2010.

Dame Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. She is a member of the SEEAC and the chairman’s and the remuneration committees. She is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Head of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. She is chair of the Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics Panel in the Research Excellence Framework – the UK Government’s review of research in universities. She was appointed a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 1993 (the Department of Engineering is one of the centres for engineering research worldwide). Between 1999 and 2000 she was the Jerome C Hunsaker Visiting Professor at MIT subsequently becoming a Moore distinguished scholar at Caltech in 2001. When she returned to the University of Cambridge, she became head of the Division of Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery in the Department of Engineering, becoming UK lead of the Silent Aircraft Initiative in 2003, a collaboration between researchers at Cambridge and MIT. She became head of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2009. She was appointed director of the University Gas Turbine Partnership with Rolls-Royce in 2001 and chairman in 2009. Between 2003 and 2008 she chaired the Rolls-Royce Propulsion and Power Advisory Board. She chaired the Royal Society/Royal Academy of Engineering study on nanotechnology. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering and is a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Engineering and of the French Academy of Sciences. She has been nominated President of the Royal Academy of Engineering from September 2014.

Brendan Nelson

Mr. Brendan R. Nelson serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. Brendan Nelson is a chartered accountant. He was made a partner of KPMG in 1984. He served as a member of the UK board of KPMG from 2000 to 2006, subsequently being appointed vice chairman until his retirement in 2010. At KPMG International he held a number of senior positions including global chairman, banking and global chairman, financial services. He served six years as a member of the Financial Services Practitioner Panel.

Phuthuma Nhleko

Mr. Phuthuma F. Nhleko serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He began his career as a civil engineer in the US and as a project manager for infrastructure developments in southern Africa. Following this he became a senior executive of the Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank in South Africa. He later held a succession of directorships before joining MTN Group, a pan-African and Middle Eastern telephony group represented in 21 countries, as group president and chief executive officer in 2002. During his tenure at the MTN Group he led a number of substantial mergers and acquisitions transactions. He stepped down as group chief executive of MTN Group at the end of March 2011. He was formerly a director of a number of listed South African companies, including Johnnic Holdings (formerly a subsidiary of the Anglo American group of companies), Nedbank Group, Bidvest Group and Alexander Forbes.

Andrew Shilston

Mr. Andrew B. Shilston serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of BP Plc. He trained as a chartered accountant before joining BP as a management accountant. He subsequently joined Abbott Laboratories before moving to Enterprise Oil plc in 1984 at the time of flotation. In 1989 he became treasurer of Enterprise Oil and was appointed finance director in 1993. After the sale of Enterprise Oil to Shell in 2002, in 2003 he became finance director of Rolls-Royce plc until his retirement on 31 December 2011. He has served as a non-executive director on the board of Cairn Energy plc where he chaired the audit committee.

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