TNK-BP Appoints Chief Auditor

TNK-BP today announced that Alexei Guriev has been appointed Chief Auditor of the TNK-BP group of companies.

In his latest position, Alexei Guriev has been the head of the Internal Audit Division of Severstal, an international metals and mining company with assets in Russia, the US and Italy.

Mr. Guriev also has a seven-year experience of working in the oil and gas industry, including senior positions in the internal audit and controls of the Yukos-Rosprom group.

Alexei Guriev graduated from the Financial Academy under the auspices of the government of the Russian Federation and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

"We are pleased to welcome Alexei Guriev to TNK-BP's management team," said Tim Summers, Chief Executive Officer of TNK-BP.

"The role of Internal Audit underpins our corporate governance processes, and I look forward to working with Alexei as he brings his considerable experience to our company."