bp holdings madrid spain press releases and news articles, Another new role for BP's Mike Utsler
Since the earliest days of the Gulf response, Mike Utsler has been a reassuring and critical leader for BP. Over the past two years, he's become recognized as an important "face of BP" in the Gulf. Now that face will become familiar to people throughout the US thanks to a new national TV ad that will begin airing on Monday, April 30
Since the earliest days of the Gulf response two years ago, Mike Utsler has been a reassuring and critical leader for BP — first as incident commander for BP's spill-response efforts, then as lead BP representative in the Unified Area Command, and finally as president of the Gulf Coast Restoration Organization.
Those roles have made Utsler well-known across the Gulf, and by virtue of his regular visits with people in the Gulf and beyond — presenting updates on BP's progress in restoration efforts and lending a friendly ear — Utsler has earned a reputation for listening carefully and transforming feedback into action.
"I've made a tremendous effort to be someone who doesn't just sit behind a desk," he says. "I've been out in the communities, on the beaches, and on the waters listening to everyone from small business owners to deckhands to legislators in order to understand their concerns and to show through my actions that BP is comm...