Elise Nowee

Trade Release: Elise H. Nowee appointed President of Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Nowee will succeed Andy Gosse effective July 1, 2022.

By Shell Catalysts & Technologies on Jun 1, 2022

Elise H. Nowee has been named President Shell Catalysts & Technologies (SC&T) effective July 1, 2022. She will succeed Andy Gosse who has served in the role since 2018.   Nowee will be based in the Netherlands and report to Yuri Sebregts, Executive Vice President Technology for Shell.

“Elise has global experience leading teams and businesses during challenging times and volatile markets. She has a long track record of growing a variety of businesses across Shell while also strengthening business operational excellence using an End-to-End approach.,” says Sebregts. “Her insights and knowledge will be valuable as SC&T continues the journey supporting the needs of customers and the industry through the energy transition.”

SC&T is at the forefront of developing new services and technologies for the energy and petrochemical industries. This includes advanced catalysts for refining and petrochemicals, as well as licensing and technical services to support these technologies and solutions. SC&T is committed to enabling the industry to provide more and cleaner energy solutions for today and the future.

Since joining Shell nearly 30 years ago as a chemical engineer in the Pernis Refinery in the Netherlands, Nowee has held leadership positions in regional and global teams in manufacturing, commercial, sales, economic optimisation, oil-chemical integration, Joint-Ventures and supply chain management. Currently she serves as General Manager for the Lubricants Supply Chain organisation in Europe, Middle East and Africa, an organisation that produces 4,500 types of lubricants that are supplied to customers in more than 75 countries. Before this, Nowee held the position of Regional Base Chemicals and Global Base Oils Manager.

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