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  Dick Olver at AllExperts
Dick Olver is Chairman of BAE Systems, the world's 4th largest aerospace and defence company.
Olver previously held the role of deputy chief-executive at BP, which he had joined in 1973.
Olver also serves on the board of directors of the Reuters news agency.
en.allexperts.com /e/d/di/dick_olver.htm   (204 words)

 The Board of Reuters Group PLC: Dick Olver
Dick Olver was appointed Chairman of BAE Systems PLC in July 2004.
Dick was Deputy Group Chief Executive of BP PLC until May 2004.
Dick joined the Board of Reuters Group PLC as a Non-executive director in December 1997.
www.online.reuters.com /csr/corporategovernance/board/dickolver.asp   (190 words)

 Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Dick Olver joined BP in 1973 and has held a wide variety of jobs in the upstream oil and gas business as well as corporate planning and strategy.
Dick Olver is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Dick Olver is alternate to Mike Turner, Chief Executive, BAE Systems plc on the Apprenticeships Task Force.
www.employersforapprentices.gov.uk /index.cfm?action=members&memberID=24   (116 words)

 Pipeline :: Serving the energy industry across the Middle East
Dick Olver will relinquish his role as deputy chief executive and will step down from the board on July 1, 2004.
Olver, who has been with BP for 30 years, will be retiring from the company to take up the position of chairman of BAE Systems plc.
Olver 57, joined BP in 1973 and has held a number of senior management roles, most recently managing director of Exploration and Production from January 1998 and deputy chief executive since January 2003.
www.pipelinedubai.com /press/2004/pr_04_0258.htm   (197 words)

 energyme.com :: BP announces Board change
Dick Olver will relinquish his role as deputy chief executive and will step down from the board on July 1, 2004.
Olver, who has been with BP for 30 years, will be retiring from the company to take up the position of chairman of BAE Systems plc.
Olver 57, joined BP in 1973 and has held a number of senior management roles, most recently managing director of Exploration and Production from January 1998 and deputy chief executive since January 2003.
www.energyme.com /energy/2004/pr_04_0258.htm   (177 words)

 Richard L. Olver - BAE Systems
On 1st July, 2004 Dick Olver was appointed Chairman of BAE Systems plc and on the same date retired from the Board of BP plc.
Dick is a chartered engineer with a First Class Honours degree in Civil Engineering and is also a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Dick is a Non-Executive director of Reuters Group plc, is Chairman of the Reuters Audit Committee, a member of their Nomination Committee and the Senior Independent Director.
www.baesystems.com /AboutUs/CompanyStructure/Leadership/DickOlver/index.htm   (427 words)

 Observer | Olver takes axe to BAE's Tories
Olver, appointed as chairman in the summer, believes a major shake-up of the six non-executive directors on BAE's board is necessary to boost their role and to allow them to act as an effective counterweight to the executive board, led by chief executive Mike Turner.
One, who had met Olver in the past month, said: 'These are the three points he has put to us.' Another added: 'He said he was concerned about the Conservatives, and that, [regarding] Portillo and Hesketh, at least one of them would have to go.
Olver, who is not a defence industry 'lifer', having joined the company from BP, is said to want to deliver changes to the board in the coming months before the company's AGM.
observer.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,5062563-102271,00.html   (470 words)

 Dick Olver - SourceWatch
Richard L. Olver, known as Dick Olver, succeeded Dick Evans as Chairman of UK defence manufacturer BAE Systems on 1 July 2004.
Olver was previously the Deputy Group Chief Executive of BP, having originally joined the American arm of the oil/gas company in 1973.
Dick Olver was born in 1947 and is married with two daughters.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Dick_Olver   (268 words)

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 BAE Systems - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of November 2005 the members of the board of directors of BAE Systems are: Sue Birley, Phil Carroll, Ulrich Cartellieri, Chris Geoghegan, Michael Hartnall, Michael Lester, Peter Mason, Steve Mogford, Dick Olver, Michael Portillo, Roberto Quarta, Mark Ronald, George Rose, Mike Turner, and Peter Weinberg.
Dick Olver, formerly the deputy chief-executive of BP, succeeded Sir Richard on July 1, 2004.
Reports in 2005 have suggested that relations between the Chairman (Olver) and CEO (Turner) are strained.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/BAE_Systems   (2484 words)

 BAE Systems Chairman Calls for Improved Technology-Sharing Between US And UK
Dick Olver, chairman of BAE Systems, the UK's biggest engineering and manufacturing company and a major defence equipment supplier to both the UK and US governments, has called for improvements in the sharing of design and engineering data between project teams on both sides of the Atlantic.
Mr Olver said that the UK should have access to the technology it needed to maintain and upgrade the aircraft under its sovereign control.
Mr Olver suggested that one possible solution would be to create a ‘technology passport' that could enable engineers who have been cleared by their respective governments to share classified information.
www.spacewar.com /news/industry-05za.html   (985 words)

 CatiaWorld News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Mike Turner, BAE's chief executive, and Dick Olver, the chairman, issued the threat at a meeting on Wednesday with Geoff Hoon, the Secretary of State for Defence, Lord Bach, his deputy, and Sir Peter Spencer, the chief of defence procurement.
Olver — the respected former deputy chief executive of BP — told Hoon that the way the Ministry of Defence was planning to manage the £4bn contract would precipitate "a train wreck".
Its parent, Halliburton, has close links to the Bush administration — Dick Cheney, the vice-president, is a former chairman — and has repeatedly been forced to defend itself over its work for the US government in Iraq.
www.catiaworld.com /cwnews/view.asp?msgID=3199   (676 words)

 Surprise name 'is good catch for BAE'-Business-Industry Sectors-Engineering-TimesOnline
BARRING a last-minute hitch, Dick Olver, deputy group chief executive of BP, should be named as the new chairman of BAE Systems by the end of this month.
Mr Olver, who was said to be abroad yesterday, is a 29-year veteran of BP, rising through the ranks alongside its respected chief executive, Lord Browne of Madingley.
Mr Olver was described yesterday by a former colleague as a “consensus manager”, which will be an asset on a board that has often been regarded as confrontational.
www.timesonline.co.uk /article/0,,740-1040387,00.html   (1012 words)

 News Release: Reuters Announces Board Changes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Olver (50) is currently Deputy Chief Executive Officer of BP Exploration.
In 1988 Dick Olver was appointed Managing Director, Central North Sea Pipeline Ltd. achieving the export and sale of Miller gas.
In May 1990 Dick Olver was appointed as Chief of Staff to the Chairman of BP and Head of Corporate Strategy contributing to the strategic management of the Group.
www.about.reuters.com /newsreleases/art_15-10-1997_id393.asp   (509 words)

 Guardian | BP boss Olver tipped for BAE Systems chair
Mr Olver, 57, who is at present deputy chief executive of BP, is expected to replace Sir Dick Evans.
Mr Olver is understood to have been picked for his project management skills and engineering background.
The move to deputy chief executive was on the face of it a promotion, but was seen as the end of any hopes that Mr Olver might have had to replace Lord Browne as chief executive of the oil firm.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,,4879941-108733,00.html   (506 words)

 CAAT Events - BAE Systems AGM 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Olver issued two warnings before almost a dozen stewards were forced to carry out the group, who continued to shout their demand until ejected from the building.
Olver's performance was generally smooth and evasive and he had clearly anticipated having to face tricky questions, though he was unable to hide his frustration at some points during the meeting.
To questions about the apparent increase in its US operations, Dick Olver confirmed that with the acquisition of UDI, around 40% of its employees would now be in the US and that they were looking forward to welcoming new US members onto the board.
www.caat.org.uk /events/bae-agm05-report.php   (826 words)

 Scotsman.com Business - BAE Systems - BAE Systems homes in on BP's Olver
The source pointed to Olver’s experience in handling complex projects - and said this would be crucial training for dealing with government contracts, such as its potential work building parts of two new aircraft carriers on the Clyde.
Olver’s ties with Scotland include involvement with refining projects dating back to the 1970s, as well as his appointment as chief executive of Exploration and Production in the 1990s, with all that post entails for BP’s presence in the North Sea.
Olver has long been admired in City circles for his work at BP and became the front-runner for the post in recent weeks, despite a veil of secrecy being drawn over the appointment.
business.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=740&id=299502004   (703 words)

 DefenseNews.com - BAE Chief: Lower U.S. Tech Transfer Rules - 07/12/05 17:13
Dick Olver, chairman of London-based BAE SYSTEMS, said export controls imposed by the State Department are hindering the development of high-tech weapons such as the Joint Strike Fighter and “data fusion” technology that promises to improve battlefield situational awareness.
One result, Olver said, is that the United States has a hard time getting access to expertise it needs on short take-off and vertical landing — a key feature in one version of the JSF.
But Olver said strict British prohibitions mean “there is no possibility” that critical U.S. technology would be re-exported to prohibited countries such as China.
www.defensenews.com /story.php?F=969278&C=europe   (472 words)

 BAE SYSTEMS Employees Rewarded for Outstanding Innovation.(Company overview) - HighBeam Encyclopedia
The 2006 Chairman's Awards were presented by BAE Systems' Chairman, Dick Olver at the National Air and Space Museum Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
The Chairman's Awards recognizes BAE Systems employees, colleagues and industry partners for outstanding and innovative ways in which they shape BAE Systems and contribute towards the success of the company.
Olver said, "This year's winning entries represent the very best of BAE Systems' innovations and every year it is increasingly hard to select the Gold awards from so many outstanding entries.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1G1-154518946.html   (602 words)

 Isobel DICK (19?? - ) to Shelley Jane ROSE (196? - )
I added the biographical note to this person because a newspaper article, contained in the Olver papers passed down from Jessie Olver Snr (wife of George T. Olver), appears to possibly reference him - See Biographical Notes.
From the name I concluded this may have been the same person as that shown as the son of Henry Olver (Snr.) otherwise why would the article have been significant to Jessie?.
According to the article this person was an Admiral in the Royal Navy and his flagship was the battleship HMS 'Revenge' (sunk by the Japanese during WWII).
www.webace.com.au /~robwebb/d0000/g0000070.html   (245 words)

 ZoomInfo Web Profile: Dick Olver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Dick Olver is currently Deputy Group Chief Executive of BP, the company he joined in 1973 and in which he has held a series of senior positions including Group Managing Director, Chairman BP America Advisory Board, and CEO BP Exploration.
Dick Evans commented: "I am extremely pleased that Dick Olver has agreed to take over from me as Chairman of BAE Systems.
Mr Olver (57) is married with two daughters, grew up in the UK and was educated at City University and at the University of Virginia Business School.
www.zoominfo.com /Search/PersonDetail.aspx?PersonID=288985   (1461 words)

 A lecture on recapturing the magic of engineering - City University London
Dr Dick Olver, Chairman of BAE, will be exploring the 21st century challenges engineers face and their critical role in overcoming these, in a lecture entitled 'Recapturing the Magic of Engineering'.
During his lecture, Dr Olver will explore how to inspire today's engineers, arguing that they will have a critical role in taking on 21st century challenges such as globalisation, climate change and international security.
Dr Olver is also a non-executive Director of Reuters Group plc, their senior independent Director and Chairman of their Audit Committee.
www.city.ac.uk /citynews/archive/2006/10_october/30102006_2.html   (256 words)

 General Dynamics Corporation WebCenter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Pam Olver, spouse of Richard Olver, deputy group chief executive of BP, was the ship’s sponsor, naming the Alaskan Frontier and striking a ceremonial bottle of champagne on the ship’s hull.
Bob Malone, chief executive of BP Shipping, Ltd., was the keynote speaker at the event.
Dick Vortmann, president of NASSCO, also spoke at the event.
www.shareholder.com /gendyn/ReleaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=151240   (517 words)

 Money | Telegraph
BAE Systems is set to announce that it is appointing Dick Olver, the deputy chief executive of BP, as its new chairman.
Mr Olver, who is on a one-year contract at BP, will probably take a pay cut in his new role.
BAE is hoping Mr Olver's appointment will head off criticism that the company has not enough big project experience at board level.
www.telegraph.co.uk /money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2004/03/24/cnbae24.xml   (324 words)

 BAE Systems - SourceWatch
BAE chairman Dick Evans is credited with opening up the Labour government to the company's influence.
The Observer newspaper has quoted an 'industry insider' as saying that Dick Evans, the then chairman of BAE, had unrivalled access to the British Prime Minister: "Dick is entirely ruthless.
Dick Olver (chairman), took over from Richard Evans in July 2004.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=BAE_Systems   (629 words)

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