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Oil and Gas UK chief executive Malcolm Webb to retire

Malcolm Webb Image copyright Chris Lomas Photographer:
Image caption Malcolm Webb joined Oil and Gas UK in 2004

The chief executive of the offshore industry body Oil and Gas UK is to retire.

Malcolm Webb intends to step down next year, with the exact date still to be finalised.

Mr Webb joined Oil and Gas UK in 2004 when it was known as the UK Offshore Operators' Association (UKOOA),

He said: "This is a great job. It is a privilege and a joy to lead the Oil and Gas UK team. However it is the right time for me to pass the baton on."

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