Appointment of new leads for Shell Energy Europe and Shell LNG Marketing and Trading
May 5, 2017
Shell Energy Europe (SEE) and Shell LNG Marketing and Trading (SLMT) have appointed new leads for their businesses. SEE and SLMT are responsible for integrated gas and energy marketing and trading activities as part of the Shell Group’s Trading and Supply network of companies. The changes came into effect on 1 May 2017.
Slavko Preočanin has been appointed to lead Shell LNG Marketing and Trading. SLMT is the global LNG trading and supply organisation for the Shell Group and is the Group’s single market interface for LNG purchases and sales. He is based in Dubai.
Prior to this, he was the head of Shell Energy Europe for almost eight years. Slavko joined the Shell Group in 1987 after graduating from Imperial College, University of London, in Chemical Engineering. He has since held management positions in Shell’s UK retail fuels business, various strategy and operations manager roles in refining and several trading roles.
David Wells has become the head of Shell Energy Europe. SEE is responsible for Shell’s marketing and trading of gas and power in European energy markets. In addition, SEE is also a recognised leader in environmental products trading in all key global carbon emission markets and manages CO2 positions for the Shell Group’s installations across the Globe. He is based in London.
David joins Shell Energy Europe after leading Shell’s LNG Marketing and Trading business for nearly eleven years. David joined the Shell Group in 1982 after graduating from Cambridge University with a Master of Arts in Mathematics. David has previously held management positions in Shell across the world in various trading roles, along with roles in refineries in France and Thailand.
Notes to Editors:
Shell Energy Europe
Shell Energy Europe is one of the major European energy supply businesses and a leading marketer and trader of energy commodities, including gas, power and CO2. Shell Energy Europe’s trading office is in London. It was formed from the merger of Shell’s gas marketing and trading business in 2009, and leverages the integration of these capabilities to offer “Energy Solutions for Your Business” to customers, including Pan-European energy-intensive industries; commodity trading companies; energy production companies; energy retail companies; energy asset investors; financial institutions; power producers and storage and transport providers.
Shell LNG Marketing and Trading
Shell LNG Marketing and Trading (SLMT) is the face to customers for Shell’s global LNG business, managing the supply (buying and selling) of LNG molecules from around the world to reliably meet supplier and customer demand. Over 50 years of experience in the LNG industry makes SLMT one of the most experienced LNG marketers in the world. SLMT combines global LNG knowledge with local presence, and works with customers to better understand their market; developing innovative, tailored energy solutions that can meet their unique energy needs. Led by SLMT, Shell is also investing in the marine and heavy-duty road transport sector to provide customers with LNG as a cost-competitive and cleaner burning transport fuel.
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