Release date: 24 July 2014
The board of BP p.l.c announced today that it has appointed Mr. Alan Boeckmann as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Mr. Boeckmann was previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Fluor Corporation, the engineering and construction company.
Carl-Henric Svanberg, Chairman of BP said: “Alan is a global leader in the engineering and construction industry. His deep experience of international project management and procurement will complement the skills and perspective of the BP board and I am looking forward to welcoming him as a director.”
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.
A photograph of Mr Boeckmann is available from the BP press office.
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