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Reports: BP To Appoint Scott Sloan As Russia President, Effective May 1

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4/6/2012 5:34 AM ET

BP Plc (BP: Quote,BP.L) plans to name Scott Sloan as its Russia president replacing Jeremy Huck, who will move to the oil giant's headquarters in London, reports said quoting a spokesman. Sloan is expected to assume the new role on May 1.

Sloan is being elevated from the position of BP's finance chief in Russia. He is a member on the board of the UK oil firm's Russian joint venture TNK-BP Holding.

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