Shell appoints downstream director

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has appointed John Abbott as downstream director, effective Oct. 1. In his new role, Abbott succeeds Ben van Beurden, who will become chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2014 (OGJ Online, July 9, 2013). Abbott will become a member of the company’s executive committee.

Abbott currently serves as executive vice-president, manufacturing, responsible for 30 oil refineries and petrochemicals plants worldwide. He joined Shell in 1981, and has held a variety of management positions in refining, chemicals, and upstream heavy oil, working in the UK, Singapore, Thailand, the Netherlands, Canada, and the US.


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