(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, firstname.lastname@example.org (sgp) NY #<278855.14078.3.4.0.0.76>#
BP NAMES BOB FRYAR EVP, SAFETY AND OPERATIONAL RISK
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