BHP’s Yeager joins Cairn India

FTSE 100 oil and mining firm Vedanta Resources yesterday said it has hired Mike Yeager as chairman of the operations review board at its subsidiary Cairn India. Yeager was formerly chief executive of the global petroleum business at Australian miner BHP Billiton and worked at Exxon Mobil. “[Yeager’s] rich global experience will help Cairn to build a stronger exploration and production portfolio,” said P. Elango, director at Cairn India.