Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A, NYSE: RDS.B)) has appointed Maarten Wetselaar as Integrated Gas director, effective Jan. 1, 2016. In his new role, Wetselaar will be based in the Netherlands at Shell’s headquarters.
Integrated Gas in Shell has grown into a business that generated $11 billion of cash flow per year average over the last three years, compared to $2 billion in 2009. Integrated Gas is now being established as stand-alone organization in Shell, reflecting both its enlarged scale and investment potential. In this new role, Maarten will become a member of Shell’s Executive Committee.
Maarten is currently executive vice president of Integrated Gas, a business he leads from Singapore. He joined Shell in 1995 and has held a variety of financial, commercial, and general management roles in downstream, trading, and upstream. Maarten has been based in the Netherlands, Brazil, Ghana, Dubai, Moscow, and Singapore over the course of his career. He holds a master’s degree in economics from Groningen University and a post-doctorate controllers degree from VU University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.