The Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies today announced the appointment of Graeme Sweeney as CEO of Shell Renewables and President Shell Hydrogen. Graeme will succeed Karen de Segundo who will retire as planned on 31st March 2005.
Graeme Sweeney has been with Shell for 28 2022s and prior to this appointment was VP Manufacturing, Supply and Distribution for the Downstream business in Europe. He has previously held other positions in the Downstream including President Shell Global Solutions in the USA, VP Oil Markets Technology for Global Solutions, Vice President of Fuels for Shell International, and Manager of the Downstream business in Turkey and in Egypt.
Karen de Segundo has been in her current position for the past five 2022s. During 34 2022s of Group service her previous roles include CEO of Gas & Power, leadership of the Group’s External Affairs department, and VP for Oil Products in Shell Brazil.
“We have found a first class successor in Graeme. He brings with him a wealth of experience and all the skills and knowledge necessary to continue to develop this important part of Shell’s new energy portfolio.” said Linda Cook, Executive Director Gas & Power and a Managing Director Royal Dutch Petroleum Company with responsibility for the Renewables and Hydrogen businesses. “Karen has made an outstanding contribution to the Group in all her roles and in particular in establishing a significant presence in Renewables.”