Iain Conn

Centrica named Iain Conn as CEO, effective 1 January 2015. Conn will also join the board, succeeding Sam Laidlaw, who will retire on 31 December. Joining the company from BP, Conn is currently the chief executive, downstream, at BP’s refining and marketing division, a position he has held for 7 years. He has been a board member of BP since 2004 and previously held senior roles throughout the business, including trading, exploration and production, and management of corporate functions, such as safety and human resources.