BP PLC is simplifying its organisational structure, supporting delivery of the priorities it set out in February 2024 to grow the value of the company. The company will continue to have three businesses - production & operations, gas & low carbon energy and customers & products - enabled by trading & shipping. The current regions, corporates & solutions organisation will be integrated into the businesses and functions, and the company will now be supported by five functions: finance; technology; strategy, sustainability & ventures; people & culture; and legal.

Together these changes will reduce duplication and reporting line complexity. bp's executive leadership team will reduce in size to ten members. bp's financial reporting structure remains unchanged.

William Lin, who previously led regions, corporates & solutions, will now lead the gas & low carbon energy business, succeeding Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath who is retiring from bp and her executive career. Emeka Emembolu will head bp's technology function, taking over from Leigh-Ann Russell who is leaving bp for an external opportunity. William Lin is already a member of bp's leadership team in his current role as executive vice president for regions, corporates & solutions.

For the past four years, he has led RC&S as a key integrator of bp's global activities with customers, partners, and governments.?William has worked in bp for 28 years, holding senior management roles across the world including in Asia Pacific, Egypt and the US, and as head of bp's group chief executive office and as chief operating officer in the former Upstream responsible for all oil and gas regions across the portfolio. Emeka Emembolu has worked as chief of staff for the past two years. In this role he has run the CEO office and provided direct support and advice to the bp leadership team.

Emeka has been with bp for 25 years, starting his career working offshore as an engineer. Before joining the executive office, he ran bp's business in the North Sea. Prior to that, he held a range of senior technical leadership roles in the Gulf of Mexico/Canada, North Africa, and Alaska businesses and in bp's subsurface function.