BP today announced the appointment of Tushar Morzaria as a non-executive director, effective September 1.
Tushar Morzaria is currently group finance director of UK bank Barclays.
Having joined Barclays from JP Morgan in 2013, he is a member of the Barclays’ board and executive committee.
Mr Morzaria is a British national, born in Uganda and based in London.
BP chairman Helge Lund said: “On behalf of the board, I am delighted to welcome Tushar to BP.
“He will bring a wealth of strong financial services expertise to BP, as well as experience in delivering corporate change programmes while maintaining a focus on performance.
“I look forward to Tushar joining the board and becoming an important addition to our audit committee as we navigate the next phase of BP’s reinvention.”
At the date of this announcement, Tushar Morzaria holds 8277 ordinary shares in BP.