BP NAMES BOB FRYAR EVP, SAFETY AND OPERATIONAL RISK

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by BP and received via e-mail. The release was confirmed
by the sender.) 
29 January, 2013 
NEW HEAD OF SAFETY APPOINTED 
BP today announced Bob Fryar as Executive Vice-President for
Safety and Operational Risk (S&OR), reporting directly to Bob
Dudley, Group Chief Executive. 
Fryar, who is currently Executive Vice President for production
in BP’s upstream business will take up his new position from 15
February. 
The appointment follows the decision of Mark Bly, who has headed
BP’s safety functions since March 2008, to retire from BP in the
summer. 
“Mark has played a key role in advancing BP’s safety agenda,
ensuring that we are heading towards industry-leading safety
performance and processes, and helping to drive safe, reliable
and compliant operations across BP’s operating businesses. I
thank him wholeheartedly for his tremendous efforts,” said Bob
Dudley, BP Group Chief Executive. “And Bob Fryar’s deep
technical expertise, profound knowledge of our operations and
commitment to our values will serve him well in his new role on
my executive team.” 
Further enquiries: 
BP Press Office, London +44 (0)207 496 4076, bppress@bp.com 
(sgp) NY 
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