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FACTBOX-Dudley departure forms part of change of guard at UK Plc

Fri 4th October, 2019 11:48am
Oct 4 (Reuters) - BP  BP.L  on Friday appointed its head of
upstream Bernard Looney as chief executive to succeed Bob Dudley
when he retires next year, the latest in a series of changes in
senior management at some of Britain's biggest companies.
    Here are some of the major moves in recent months:
    
    BP: 
    BP promoted the head of its oil and gas production business
to take charge next year when the American Dudley retires. 
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N26P1EU    
    
    Tesco:     
    Tesco  TSCO.L  boss Dave Lewis, credited with saving
Britain's biggest retailer from collapse in 2014, will step down
next summer and will be succeeded by Ken Murphy, a former
executive at healthcare group Walgreens  WBA.O .  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N26N0X4   
    
    Imperial Brands:    
    Chief Executive Alison Cooper will step down as head of
cigarette maker Imperial Brands Plc  IMB.L  once a replacement
is found.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N26O0V4
    
    Standard Life Aberdeen:    
    Former co-chief executive and current vice-chairman Martin
Gilbert will leave Standard Life Aberdeen  SLA.L  next year,
ending a career spanning more than three decades at the helm of
one of Britain's most successful asset managers.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N26N104
   
    Metro Bank: 
    Vernon Hill, the chairman and founder of Britain's troubled
Metro Bank  MTRO.L  will step down from the bank's board and his
role by the end of the year.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nFWN26N0BD
        
    Royal Bank of Scotland:  
    Alison Rose, named as CEO at RBS  RBS.L  in September,  will
become the first woman to run one of the biggest British banks
when she formally takes on the role at the start of November.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N2271NQ urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N26B0S7
    
    HSBC:    
    Global commercial banking unit head Noel Quinn is serving as
interim chief executive at HSBC  HSBA.L  after the banking group
announced the surprise departure of Chief Executive John Flint
after just 18 months in August.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N2500R3  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N25105O    
        
    Kingfisher:
    Carrefour veteran Thierry Garnier succeeded Veronique Laury
as CEO of Kingfisher, whose main businesses are B&Q and Screwfix
in Britain and Castorama and Brico Depot in France, last month.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N23Y10O
        
    Ferguson:    
    Plumbing parts distributor Ferguson  FERG.L  named the head
of its U.S. business Kevin Murphy as its new chief executive in
September to take over from John Martin.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N25U1IG 
    
    William Hill:
    William Hill  WMH.L  last month promoted its digital boss
Ulrik Bengtsson to the chief executive's role, making the Swede
the British gambling company's third new boss in five years.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N25W1LR
    
    Saga:    
    Specialist tourism and insurance firm Saga  SAGAG.L  said in
June Chief Executive Lance Batchelor will retire in January
after six years with the company. A new CEO has not yet been
appointed. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N23J1HK
    
                       

 (Reporting by Tanishaa Nadkar and Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru
Editing by Keith Weir and)
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