PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: Shell Oil elects Watts chairman, Routs president

WattsClick here to enlarge imageShell Oil Co., Houston, has elected Philip Watts, chairman. Watts will take up the US chairmanship Sept. 1 while continuing in his role as chairman of the committee of managing directors of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group. In another leadership change, Shell Oil elected Rob Routs president effective Sept. 1. Routs will remain head of Shell Oil Products US, serving as its president and CEO. Shell Oil Products US is part of Shell Oil, which in turn is an affiliate of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group. RoutsClick here to enlarge imageRouts has held numerous senior executive positions within Royal Dutch/Shell since joining the company in 1971. MillerClick here to e...

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