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Eric Nitcher

Eric Nitcher - EVP, legal

EVP, legal

Leadership team tenure: 

Appointed 1 July 2020 
*Eric previously served on bp’s executive team starting on 1 January 2017





Eric sat on the executive team as group general counsel from 2017. He played a key role in forming the Russian joint venture TNK-BP and settling Deepwater Horizon claims. He began his career as a litigation and regulatory lawyer in Wichita, Kansas. He joined Amoco in 1990 and over the years has held a wide variety of roles, both in the US and elsewhere. Eric is a non-executive director for Pan American Energy Group, a leading private integrated energy producer in Argentina.