BP Appoints Kate Thomson as Interim Chief Financial Officer

BP CFO Kate Thomson

BP has announced the appointment of Kate Thomson as interim chief financial officer. Her appointment follows the appointment last week of Murray Auchincloss as BP’s interim chief executive officer.

Kate Thomson is currently BP’s senior vice president, finance for production & operations, responsible for the financial stewardship of and commercial partnering with the business globally. She has been with BP for 19 years, previously holding a number of senior financial roles, including group treasurer and head of group tax.

Murray Auchincloss, BP’s interim chief executive officer said: “Kate’s experience and skills make her ideally suited to take on the role of interim CFO. She brings deep technical knowledge together with a detailed understanding of bp, and has a first-class track record of leadership across our finance function.”