Jon Platt becomes CEO of Air BP

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Jon Platt

Jon Platt has been named as the new chief executive of Air BP. Platt will assume his role on 1 October 2016 taking over from David Gilmour who has led Air BP since 2013.

Platt has been with BP for over 27 years and brings a wealth of experience from previous roles.

“Air BP has a strong focus on safe and reliable operations, growth and supporting the needs of our customers through quality, technical expertise and innovation.”

Platt said: “Air BP has a strong focus on safe and reliable operations, growth and supporting the needs of our customers through quality, technical expertise and innovation. We will continue to be a key business in BP’s growth strategy, deeply committed to the aviation industry, our customers and investment in their future.”

Platt joined BP in 1989 starting as a graduate chemical engineer in Refinery & Petrochemicals operations followed by roles in commercial, corporate head office, finance, strategy and business leadership in Europe, US and Asia.

David Gilmour stays with BP taking up the role of vice president, BP Group Technology.

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