Royal Dutch Shell plc Directorate change
Jan 30, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") announces its intention to propose to the 2014 Annual General Meeting that Euleen Goh and Patricia A. Woertz be elected Non-executive Directors of the Company with effect from September 1, 2014 and June 1, 2014 respectively.
Euleen Goh is a chartered accountant with professional qualifications in banking and taxation. She is a Non-executive Director of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd, CapitaLand Limited and SATS Ltd, and a member of the Management Advisory Board of NUS Business School and Trustee of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs Endowment Fund. She is also Non-executive Chairman of the Singapore International Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to nurture active global citizens.
Previously she held various senior management positions with Standard Chartered Bank and was Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore from 2001 until 2006. In that role, she was responsible for driving the bank’s corporate governance and strategic agenda in Singapore.
She has also held non-executive appointments on various boards including Singapore Airlines Limited, Aviva plc, Singapore Exchange Limited, MediaCorp Pte Ltd, Standard Chartered Bank Thai pcl and Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad. She was past Chairman of International Enterprise Singapore and Accounting Standards Council, Singapore.
Patricia A. Woertz
Patricia A. Woertz is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Archer Daniels Midland Company in the US. She began her career as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Ernst (later Ernst & Young) in Pittsburgh, US before joining Gulf Oil Corporation in 1977 where she held various positions in refining, marketing, strategic planning and finance.
Following the merger of Gulf and Chevron in 1987, she led international operations as President of Chevron Canada and, later, Chevron International Oil Company. With the merger of Chevron and Texaco in 2001, she was appointed Executive Vice President responsible for global refining, marketing, lubricant, and supply and trading operations.
She serves on the Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company and the US - China Business Council, and chairs the US section of the US - Brazil CEO Forum. She is also a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum and The Business Council. In 2010, she was appointed to the President’s Export Council by President Obama.
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