Chris Beauchamp, market analyst, IG
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British Gas lines up new managing director

The UK's biggest energy supplier, British Gas, has announced its new managing director.

Centrica, which owns British Gas, said it was proposing Chris Weston, the current head of Centrica's US retail gas business, to take on the role.

Market analyst Chris Beauchamp told the BBC that Centrica is looking for expansion overseas.