PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: Odum succeeds Hofmeister as Shell Oil president

Marvin E. Odum, executive vice-president, the Americas, for Shell Exploration & Production, has been named to succeed John D. Hofmeister as president of Shell Oil Co. Odum will also retain his current operational role.Odum joined Shell as an engineer in 1982 and has held a range of management positions in technical and commercial operations. He assumed his present position in May 2005. Previously, Odum was chief executive officer of InterGen, a global electric power generation company. He also served as Shell Gas & Power director, the Americas.Hofmeister joined Shell in 1997 as director of human resources for the Shell Group. He was named Shell Oil president in 2005.Upstream moves...

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