BG appoints oil veteran Chris Finlayson as new CEO

BG Group this morning appointed Chris Finlayson as its new chief executive, to begin his role in January.

Finlayson is currently managing director of BG Advance and has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He joined BG Group in 2010 from Shell.

Sir Frank Chapman, current head of BG Group, will step down at the end of the year after a 12-year tenure, although he will continue to work as an adviser until his retirement next June.