Energy business BP Plc is adding Aviva group chief executive Amanda Blanc (pictured) to its board of directors.
“On behalf of the board, I am delighted to welcome Amanda to BP,” said BP chair Helge Lund. “She has long experience of leading insurance businesses in the UK and Europe and deep connections throughout the UK’s business and investment communities, allied to a strong interest in the energy transition.
“Amanda’s appointment reflects our continued commitment to strengthen the composition of BP’s board. The skills and experience Amanda brings will further enhance our ability to support BP as it transforms into an integrated energy company.”
Co-chair of the UK Transition Plan Taskforce, Blanc will join the BP board as a non-executive director on September 01. Aviva also issued its own announcement in relation to the appointment, pursuant to British listing rules.