Why BP plc Has Welcomed A Spy Into Its Boardroom

On the face of it a specialist in undercover espionage isn’t the first person you’d invite to learn all your company’s secrets, but Sir John Sawers is no ordinary spook. The former MI5 boss should bring geopolitical savvy — and perhaps a few priceless insights — to the BP (LSE: BP) boardroom.

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