BP names Talisman's Herbert new head of exploration

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

BP (BP +0.8%) names Richard Herbert, a former senior executive in its TNK-BP operation in Russia, as its new head of exploration, succeeding Mike Daly, who will retire at the end of the year after 28 years with the company.

Hebert worked for BP for 19 years and spent six years with TNK-BP before joining Talisman Energy (TLM +0.2%) as head of exploration in 2009.