New TNK-BP boss lined up

TNK-BP, BP&rsquo;s joint venture in Russia, said yesterday it had nominated a former Soviet vice-consul in Uganda as its next chief executive.<br /><br />Pavel Skitovich will replace TimSummers, who has been holding the fort since Bob Dudley fled Russia following a campaign of intimidation.<br /><br />&ldquo;The search for a new chief executive is over,&rdquo; a spokesperson for BP said.