BP appoints new regional president for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey
BP announced today the appointment of Gary Jones as the new Regional President for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, with effect from 2 April 2017.
Gary is currently BP’s global head of drilling, completions and wells.
He began his career with BP in 1981 and has held many leadership positions in drilling, operations and projects. Gary held various engineering and technical posts in drilling and wells, working in deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico, the North Sea, as well as multiple drilling operations in China, Holland and Africa, APA reported.
Gary will succeed Gordon Birrell, who has successfully led BP’s regional business since November 2012. Gordon’s new role will be BP’s Chief Operating Officer, Production, Transformation and Carbon based in BP’s headquarters in London.