Lloyd’s Register has appointed Chris Finlayson, chief executive of BG Group plc, and Ellis Armstrong, ex-CFO of E&P at BP plc, as non-executive directors on the board of Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd.
Before joining BG Group, Finlayson gained over 33 years’ technical and commercial experience in the oil and gas industry, with Royal Dutch Shell plc, where he was a member of the exploration and production leadership team, serving in Russia, Nigeria, Brunei and the North Sea.
Armstrong joined BP in 1983, and has had an extensive career in offshore operational roles, commercial and planning roles, and leadership functions, ending his career with BP as CFO of exploration and production. He holds a BSc and PhD from Imperial College, and an MBA from Stanford Business School.
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