Dev Sanyal has been appointed as a non-executive director of Man Group with effect from 1 December 2013.
Sanyal is executive vice president and group chief of staff of BP and has held a number of senior financial and line management positions within BP in a global career of more than 20 years.
He has in-depth experience of capital markets, asset management, trading and foreign exchange gained from his role as BP group treasurer.
As executive vice president and a member of BP’s group executive committee, he is responsible for group strategy and planning, group risk management, government and political affairs and group integration.
Jon Aisbitt, chairman of Man, says: “I am delighted to welcome Dev to the board. With his knowledge of financial markets, his international experience and his wide ranging operational expertise at executive level, Dev is well placed to contribute to the development and execution of our business strategy and global relationships.”