Peter Mather, BP’s UK head of country and senior vice president for Europe, will leave the company at the end of the year.
Mather has been UK head of country and regional president for Europe since 2010 and recently established BP’s new ‘regions, cities & solutions’ entity across the UK and continental Europe.
BP said: “It caps a distinguished career of almost 40 years working in upstream, refining and supply, gas and power, trading, shipping, and commercial leadership roles across several countries.”
William Lin, executive vice president, regions, cities & solutions, said: “We’re immensely grateful for Peter’s unwavering commitment to BP over his career. We will miss not only his sound counsel but his ability to represent the company and skilfully manage a broad set of relationships across the UK and continental Europe.”
Lin added: “We are very fortunate to have such a qualified successor to Peter in this key role. Louise’s experience in public policy, issues management and stakeholder engagement, not to mention her extraordinary network, position her ideally to help advance BP’s transformation agenda.’’
After leaving BP, Mather will continue in his non-executive role as chair of the BP Europe supervisory board.
Louise Kingham OBE, CEO of the Energy Institute for more than 20 years, will join BP in May. BP said: “She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience across a broad range of issues within the energy industry.”
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