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BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg has informed the company’s board of directors of his intention to retire as chairman. The company said Svanberg will chair the annual general meeting to be held in May 2018 and will remain in position until a successor is in post.

Ian Davis, the BP board’s senior independent director, will  lead the process to identify and appoint BP’s next chairman, the company said in a press release today.

Svanberg joined the BP board on 1 September 2009 and bec...


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