BP today announced the appointment of David Campbell as President of BP Russia, reporting directly to Bob Dudley, BP Group Chief Executive.
Campbell, who is currently Head of the Group Chief Executive’s Office in London, will be based in Moscow. 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.
Campbell’s appointment consolidates several leadership positions presently managing BP’s business and interests in Russia under one senior executive based in Moscow.
Welcoming Campbell’s appointment Bob Dudley said: “I have worked closely with David and know that he has a huge breadth of experience and a deep understanding of the global energy industry. He has significant experience of working in Russia and will play a central role in shaping BP’s future and activities in one of the world’s most important oil and gas regions.”
Campbell takes up his new role with immediate effect.