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English Español Shell to appoint new director

The company announces its intention to propose to the 2019 annual general meeting that Neil Carson be appointed a director of the company with effect from June 1, 2019.

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Author: PetrolPlaza Correspondent Pablo Plaza

Neil Carson is name proposed by the Nomination and Succession Committee to become the new director of Shell. 

"Neil has a wealth of expertise, and the Board is delighted to recommend to shareholders that he be appointed a director of the company," said Chad Holliday, Chair of Royal Dutch Shell plc.

"Neil brings a track record of utilizing well his strong operational exposure, familiarity with capital intensive business and a first-class international perspective on driving value in complex environments," added Holliday. 

Neil Carson

Born April 15, 1957. Neil Carson is a UK Citizen and former FTSE 100 chief executive. After completing an engineering degree, Neil joined Johnson Matthey in 1980 where he held several senior management positions in both the United Kingdom and United States, before being appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2004. Since retiring from Johnson Matthey in 2014, Neil has focused his time on his Non-Executive roles.

Neil is non-executive Chairman of Oxford Instruments plc and TT Electronics plc, a non-executive director of TI Fluid Systems plc and is a former non-executive director of Amec Foster Wheeler and Paypoint.

Neil currently serves as Honorary President of the Society for the Chemical Industry and was awarded an OBE for services to the Chemical Industry in 2016.

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