Durham, North Carolina (ots/PRNewswire) – 8 Rivers Capital LLC, a global leader in Net Zero Solutions, announced that Bob Dudley has joined the 8 Rivers Board. Bob Dudley served as CEO of BP from 2010 to 2020. Under Bob’s leadership, the global energy company focused on the dual challenge of providing more energy with fewer greenhouse gas emissions. Bob had a distinguished 40-year career with BP and the companies where he was previously employed, holding a variety of technical, commercial, strategic, international and executive roles. Bob currently serves on the board of directors of Freeport-McMoRan, one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, chemical company LyondellBasell, and is chairman of the international, industry-led, Oil and Gas Climate Initiative.
Bill Brown, founder, executive chairman and CTO of 8 Rivers, commented, “For as long as I can remember, Bob has been ahead of the curve in the transition to Net Zero. He pushed BP into areas such as solar, wind, hydrogen fuel cells, biofuels, carbon capture and clean energy – all cornerstones of the 8 Rivers platform. With this kind of leadership, Bob is positioned to help 8 Rivers define, implement and deliver Net Zero solutions that the whole world can afford. Our goal is to increase profits for all end users while increasing their value by demonstrating their commitment to sustainability.”
“We are very pleased to have someone with Bob’s background, knowledge and commitment to the energy transition join our board.” Cam Hosie, CEO and Board Member of 8 Rivers, said, “Achieving Net Zero by 2050 is the biggest challenge facing our planet today, and the energy transition will be won or lost in the next decade. Bob brings the expertise needed to achieve rapid and sustainable change on a global scale.”
Mr. Young Wook Lee, President of SK Inc. Materials welcomed Mr. Dudley’s commitment saying, “First of all, I would like to congratulate Mr. Dudley, a globally recognized energy expert, on his appointment to the Board. With his extensive experience and unmatched capabilities, he is undoubtedly a valuable addition to the carbon reduction businesses promoted by 8 Rivers and SK Inc. Materials, and he will be instrumental in achieving our goal of becoming a leader in global Net Zero solutions.”
Bob Dudley commented, “Few companies in the world have a Net Zero solution as affordable and as broadly applicable as 8 Rivers. Through its combined technology and financial platform, 8 Rivers is uniquely positioned to help the planet achieve its Net Zero goals at a cost the entire world can afford. 8 Rivers has a fantastic team, and I am thrilled to be its newest member.”
INFORMATION ABOUT 8 RIVERS CAPITAL LLC 8 Rivers Capital, LLC is a Durham, NC-based company leading the invention and commercialization of sustainable, infrastructural technologies for the global energy transition. www.8Rivers.com.
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