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Tony Hayward permanent non-executive chairman at Glencore Xstrata

Staff writer | Zug, Switzerland | May 9, 2014
Tony HaywardMay 9, 2014, Zug, Switzerland - Glencore Xstrata, a mining group, announced the permanent appointment of Tony Hayward as its non-executive chairman.
Mr. Hayward was group chief executive of BP plc from 2007 to 2010, having joined BP in 1982 as a rig geologist in the North Sea. Following a series of technical and commercial roles in Europe, Asia and South America, he returned to London in 1997 as a member of the upstream executive committee.

Mr. Hayward became group treasurer in 2000, chief executive for BP upstream activities and member of the main board of BP in 2003.

Mr. Hayward studied geology at Aston University in Birmingham and completed a PhD at Edinburgh University. He is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and holds honorary doctorates from the University of Edinburgh, Aston University and the University of Birmingham. He is CEO of Genel Energy plc and a member of the European advisory Board of AEA.