Rolls-Royce has appointed Tufan Erginbilgic as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Rolls-Royce Holding. Tufan Erginbilgic will replace Warren East.
Tufan Erginbilgic will take up his new position on January 1, 2023, after Warren East announced on February 24, 2022 that he would resign by the end of this year. Erginbilgic has an engineering background and has had a career at BP for over 20 years, including five years as a member of the management team. In his last role before retiring in 2020, he led BP’s management business, which included Refining, Petrochemicals, Frontline Network, Lubricants, Midstream businesses and Air BP Jet Fuel.
Tufan Erginbilgic, “I am determined to realize the full potential of the market positions that the company has created over many years with its technical excellence and innovative technologies.” said. “Erginbilgic is a proven leader of successful teams in complex multinational organizations, with an ability to nurture a culture of high performance and deliver results for investors,” said Anita Frew, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rolls-Royce.