People: Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSa.N)

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18 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jorma Ollila

64 2006 Chairman of the Board

Ben van Beurden

55 2014 Chief Executive Officer

Hans Wijers

63 2014 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director

Simon Henry

53 2009 Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Peter Rees

56 2011 Member of the Executive Committee, Legal Director

Michiel Brandjes

58 2005 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Andrew Brown

51 2012 Upstream International Director, Member of the Executive Committee

John Abbott

2013 Director - Downstream Division

Harry Brekelmans

2014 Member of the Executive Committee, Projects & Technology Director

Hugh Mitchell

57 2009 Chief Human Resources & Corporate Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Marvin Odum

54 2009 Member of the Executive Committee, Upstream Americas Director

Guy Elliott

58 2010 Non-Executive Director

Euleen Goh

2014 Non-Executive Director

Charles Holliday

66 2010 Non-Executive Director

Gerard Kleisterlee

67 2010 Non-Executive Director

Nigel Sheinwald

60 2012 Non-Executive Director

Linda Stuntz

59 2011 Non-Executive Director

Patricia Woertz

2014 Non-Executive Director

Gerrit Zalm

62 2013 Non-Executive Director

Ken Lawrence

Vice President - Investor Relations, North America

Peter van Driel

Vice President - Investor Relations, Europe

Biographies

Name Description

Jorma Ollila

Mr. Jorma Ollila is no longer Chairman of the Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, effective May 2015 (2015 AGM). Previously he became Vice President of International Operations of Nokia in 1985. In 1986, he was appointed Senior Vice President Finance and between 1990 and 1992 he served as President of Nokia Mobile Phones. Between 1992 and 1999 he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia, and from 1999 to 2006 he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He remained Chairman from 2006 until May 2012. He is Chairman of the Company's Nomination and Succession Committee and resigned as Member of the Remuneration Committee as of December 31, 2010. He obtained a Masters degree in Political Science from Helsingin yliopisto (1976), a Master of Science in Economics from London School of Economics (1978) and a Master of Science in Engineering from Teknillinen Korkeakoulu (1981).

Ben van Beurden

Mr. Ben van Beurden is Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell PLC effective January 1, 2014. He served as Member of the Executive Committee and Downstream Director from January 1, 2013, until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer. Previously he was Executive Vice President Chemicals. Since 1983 he has held various engineering, plant management and operations and commercial roles in the Netherlands, Africa, Malaysia, United States, United Kingdom, amongst others.

Hans Wijers

Mr. Hans Wijers has been Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director of Royal Dutch Shell PLC. He is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management of Akzo Nobel NV. He joined Akzo Nobel NV in 2002 as Board Member, and was appointed Chairman in May 2003. He obtained a degree from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and a Doctorate in Philosophy in Economics in 1982 while teaching at there. Later, he became Managing Partner of The Boston Consulting Group. He served as Dutch Minister for Economic Affairs from 1994 to 1998, after which he returned to The Boston Consulting Group as Senior Partner until his appointment as a Board member of Akzo Nobel N.V. in 2002. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AFC Ajax N.V., a member of the Supervisory Board of Heineken N.V., and a trustee of various charities. In January 2013, he was appointed a Non-executive Director of GlaxoSmithKline plc with effect from April 1, 2013. Mr. Wijers is Chairman of the Company's Remuneration Committee and Member and Nomination and Succession Committee.

Simon Henry

Mr. Simon Henry has served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director and Member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell PLC since May 20, 2009. He joined Shell in 1982 as an engineer at the Stanlow refinery in the United Kingdom. After qualifying as a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in 1989, he held various Finance posts, including Finance Manager of Marketing in Egypt, Controller for the Upstream business in Egypt, Oil Products finance adviser for Asia Pacific, Finance Director for the Mekong Cluster and General Manager Finance for the South East Asian Retail business. He was appointed Head of Group Investor Relations in 2001 and Chief Financial Officer for Exploration & Production in 2004.

Peter Rees

Mr. Peter Rees has served as Member of the Executive Committee and Legal Director of Royal Dutch Shell PLC since January 1, 2011. He started his legal career in 1979 at Norton Rose. He became a partner in 1987 and Head of Dispute Resolution and Member of the Executive Committee in 1997. In 2006, he joined Debevoise & Plimpton as a partner in its London office. Mr. Rees is former Chair of the International Construction Projects Committee of the International Bar Association, the Technology and Construction Solicitors' Association, and the Board of Management of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is currently Member of the Council of the International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom and of the European User's Council of the London Court of International Arbitration. In 2009 he was appointed Queen's Counsel. He attended Downing College, Cambridge University where he took his Law degree. He also has Masters of Business Administration from Nottingham Trent University. Peter is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Chartered Arbitrator, and an accredited adjudicator and mediator.

Michiel Brandjes

Mr. Michiel Brandjes has served as General Counsel and Company Secretary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC since February 2005. He joined Shell in 1980 as a Legal Adviser and was later appointed Head of Legal in Singapore. Following a period as Head of Legal in China, he was appointed Company Secretary of Royal Dutch Petroleum Company.

Andrew Brown

Mr. Andrew Brown has served as Upstream International Director and Member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell Plc since April 1, 2012. He joined the Company in 1984. In 1985 he was posted to New Zealand, where he worked as Project Engineer. In 2000, he was appointed to work as Senior Adviser for the Middle East and Former Soviet Union, before becoming Private Assistant to Sir. Philip Watts, the Executive Chairman of Shell in 2001. In 2009, Mr. Brown was appointed to the Shell Upstream International Leadership Team as Executive Vice President, with executive accountability for all of Shell’s activities in Qatar, including Pearl GTL and Qatargas 4. Mr. Brown received Degree in Engineering Science from Cambridge University.

John Abbott

Mr. John Abbott has been appointed as Director - Downstream Division of Royal Dutch Shell plc, with effect from October 1, 2013. John is a British national and currently Executive Vice President Manufacturing, responsible for some 30 oil refineries and petrochemicals plants world-wide. He joined Shell in 1981, and has held a variety of management positions in refining, chemicals and upstream heavy oil, working in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Thailand, the Netherlands, Canada, and the United States. John graduated from Birmingham University, UK in 1981 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers as well as a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Scientist.

Harry Brekelmans

Mr. Harry Brekelmans has been appointed as Member of the Executive Committee, Projects & Technology Director of the Company effective October 1, 2014. Harry is a Dutch national and currently Executive Vice President Operated, Upstream International. He joined Shell in 1990 and has held a variety of international management positions in Geosciences, Field Development, Operations, Internal Audit and Strategy & Planning. Harry graduated from Delft Technical University, Netherlands in 1990 with a degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Hugh Mitchell

Mr. Hugh S. Mitchell has served as Chief Human Resources & Corporate Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell PLC since July 1, 2009. He was Human Resources Director of Royal Dutch Shell Plc. He joined Human Resources (HR) in Shell Exploration & Production in 1979 and was appointed to other HR and business roles across the United Kingdom and Brunei in both upstream and downstream businesses. In 1997 he became HR Vice President for the Global Oil Products business and in 2003 was appointed Director International, one of the Group’s Corporate Centre Directors. In 2005 he was appointed Human Resources Director of Royal Dutch Shell and in October 2007, he became Member of the Executive Committee. Currently, Mr. Mitchell is Member of the Board for the Centre for Advanced Human Resources at Cornell University in the United States, and a Foundation Board Member of IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was appointed a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources in the USA in 2009. He is also an Honorary Vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (United Kingdom). He graduated from Edinburgh University with a Master of Arts (Hons) in Modern History in 1979.

Marvin Odum

Mr. Marvin E. Odum has served as Member of the Executive Committee and Upstream Americas Director of Royal Dutch Shell Plc since July 1, 2009. He joined Shell in 1982, and has a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Houston. Previously he was Executive Vice President for the Americas for Shell Exploration & Production. He was appointed President of Shell Oil Company in 2008 having served as Executive Vice President since 2005 with responsibility for Shell’s Exploration and Production businesses in the western hemisphere.

Guy Elliott

Mr. Guy R. Elliott has served as Non-Executive Director of Royal Dutch Shell PLC with since September 1, 2010. Prior to becoming Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto, Mr. Elliot occupied a number of positions in marketing, strategy and general management at Rio Tinto and served as president of Rio Tinto Brazil. He has been Non-executive director, Chairman of the audit committee and senior Independent Director of Cadbury plc prior to the acquisition by Kraft. He received Masters of Business Administration Degree at INSEAD and Masters degree from Oxon University. He is Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee.

Euleen Goh

Charles Holliday

Mr. Charles (Chad) O. Holliday, Jr., has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, effective May 2015 (AGM 2015). He previously served as Chairman of the Board of DuPont since 1970. He received Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee and held various manufacturing and business assignments, including a six-year, Tokyo-based posting as President of DuPont Asia/ Pacific, before becoming Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as Chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Chairman of The Business Council, Chairman of Catalyst and Chairman of the Society of Chemical Industry- American Section and is a founding Member of the International Business Council. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank of America Corporation and a Director of Deere & Company.

Gerard Kleisterlee

Mr. Gerard J. Kleisterlee has served as Non-Executive Director of Royal Dutch Shell PLC since November 1, 2010. Previously, he was President/Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management of Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV from 2001 to March 2011. Having joined Philips in 1974, he held several positions before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Philips’ Components division in 1999 and Executive Vice-President of Philips in 2000. He was appointed Chairman of Vodafone Group plc in July 2011. He is also Member of the European Round Table of Industrialists, Chairman of both IMD’s Foundation Board and Executive Committee, Member of the Supervisory Boards at De Nederlandsche Bank NV and Daimler AG; and Director of Dell Inc. and Chairman of the Foundation of the Cancer Centre Amsterdam. Mr. Kleisterlee is Member of Company’s Audit Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Electronics Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology.

Nigel Sheinwald

Sir Nigel Sheinwald is Non-Executive Director of Royal Dutch Shell PLC since July 1, 2012. He was a senior British diplomat who served as British Ambassador to the United States from 2007 to 2012. He joined the Diplomatic Service in 1976 and served in Brussels (twice), Washington and Moscow and in a range of policy roles in London. He served as British Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the European Union in Brussels from 2000 to 2003. Prior to his appointment as British Ambassador to the United States, he served as Foreign Policy and Defence Adviser to the Prime Minister and Head of the Cabinet Office Defence and Overseas Secretariat. He retired from the Diplomatic Service in March 2012. He is a Senior Adviser to the Universal Music Group and Visiting Professor at King’s College, London. He is Member of the Company's Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee.

Linda Stuntz

Ms. Linda Gillespie Stuntz has served as Non-executive Director of Royal Dutch Shell Plc since June 1, 2011. She is a founding Partner of the law firm of Stuntz, Davis & Staffier, P.C. From 1989 to 1993, she held senior policy positions at the United States Department of Energy, including Deputy Secretary. From 1981 to 1987, she was an Associate Minority Counsel and Minority Counsel to the Energy and Commerce Committee of the United States House of Representatives. She chaired the Electricity Advisory Committee to the United States Department of Energy from 2008 to 2009, and was Member of the Board of Directors of Schlumberger Limited from 1993 to 2010. She serves on the Board of Directors of Raytheon Company. Ms. Stuntz is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She holds a Bachelors degree from Wittenberg University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard University.

Patricia Woertz

Gerrit Zalm

Mr. Gerrit Zalm has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, effective January 1, 2013. He is Chairman of the Board of Management of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., a position he has held since February 2009. Before joining ABN AMRO, he was the Minister of Finance of the Netherlands from 1994 until 2002, Chairman of the VVD Liberal Party in the Lower House (2002) and Minister of Finance from 2003 until 2007. During 2007 until 2009 he was adviser to PricewaterhouseCoopers (2007), Chairman of the trustees of the International Accounting Standards Board (2007-2010), adviser to Permira (private equity fund) (2007-2008) and Chief Financial Officer of DSB Bank (2008). Prior to 1994, he was head of the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, a professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and held various positions at the Ministry of Finance and at the Ministry of Economic Affairs. He studied General Economics (Masters, 1975) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and received an Honorary Doctorate in Economics from this university (2008). He is Member of the Company's Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee.

Ken Lawrence

Mr. Ken Lawrence is Vice President - Investor Relations, North America of Royal Dutch Shell Plc. Mr. Lawrence joined shell in 1982 as a Petroleum Engineer. He has had 20+ years of Upstream experience and has been working in Investor Relations since 2006.

Peter van Driel

Mr. Peter van Driel is Vice President - Investor Relations, Europe of Royal Dutch Shell PLC. Mr. van Driel is responsible for all contacts and relationship management with current and potential institutional shareholders of Royal Dutch Shell plc. in Europe. He joined Shell in 1991 and has held various finance positions in Downstream, Trading and Upstream, such as Distribution Finance Manager for Europe, Business Finance Manager Russia, and Head of Corporate M&A and Commercial Finance for the Americas and later for Upstream International. Before taking up his current role in March 2013, he was based in the United Kingdom, the Philippines, Russia and the United States.
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