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Axio Names Robert Dudley Chairman of the Board

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NEW YORK, July 07, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axio, the leader in cyber risk management software, today announced that Robert "Bob" Dudley has joined the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Dudley served as the CEO of BP from 2010 to 2020 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OCGI).

"I’m honored to welcome Bob Dudley to Axio as Chairman of our Board of Directors," said Scott Kannry, CEO and Co-Founder of Axio. "Bob is one of the best in the business with respect to understanding and managing risk as a CEO, thanks to his successful tenure at BP and current leadership of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative. He appreciates how CEOs need to directly contend with cyber risk, and I’m looking forward to working closely with him to have Axio become the most trusted solution for CEOs and Boards of Directors on this issue."

"Axio provides the missing link to empower effective cybersecurity – the ability to understand and minimize cybersecurity impact from a business and financial perspective," said Bob Dudley. "Amidst an ever-growing cyber threat landscape, corporate leaders need a holistic understanding of organizational cyber risk to facilitate better cyber-defense decisions and allocation of investment. Axio’s solution and methodology provides the ground truth insight that every organization needs to better mitigate, manage, and reduce cyber risk," continued Dudley. "I am excited to work with Scott and the Axio leadership team to help accelerate their impressive growth in the months and years to come."

About Bob Dudley
Mr. Dudley currently serves as Chairman of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), an international industry-led initiative established in 2014 and as the Chair of the Accenture Global Energy Board. He serves on several company boards. Previously, Mr. Dudley served as the group chief executive and director of BP plc, a global energy provider, from 2010 to 2020. Under his leadership, BP rebuilt from the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon accident and focused on one of the most pressing issues of our time: the dual challenge of providing more energy with fewer GHG emissions. Over the course of a more than 40-year career with BP, Mr. Dudley, a chemical engineer, held a variety of engineering, commercial, and strategy posts in the United States, the UK, Russia, and China. Mr. Dudley is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in Britain. In 2018, Mr. Dudley was named the Petroleum Executive of the Year by Energy Intelligence.

About Axio
Axio is the leader in SaaS-based risk management software, which empowers security leaders to build and optimize security programs and quantify risk for better investment prioritization and decision-making. Since 2013, Axio has been a trusted partner of the world’s leading critical infrastructure, manufacturing, and financial services organizations. Axio360 is the only risk management platform designed to align security leaders, business leaders, executives and Boards of Directors around a common set of benchmarks, performance metrics, and shared understanding of the most critical corporate risks.

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Sarah Thorson