Shell appoints deputy chairman

Offshore staff

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands – Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Hans Wijers as deputy chairman and senior independent director, effective May 23. He will succeed Lord Kerr of Kinlochard who will be standing down as a non-executive director following the 2012 Annual General Meeting on May 22. 

Josef Ackermann has been appointed a member of the Nomination and Succession Committee, and Sir Nigel Sheinwald has been appointed a member of the Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee. Sheinwald will also be standing for election as a non-executive director at the Annual General Meeting.  


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