RDS Directorate Change
THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Royal Dutch Shell plc (the “Company”) (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces its
intention to propose to the 2012 Annual General Meeting that Sir Nigel Sheinwald GCMG be
elected a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from July 1, 2012.
Sir Nigel Sheinwald is a senior British diplomat who served as British Ambassador to
the United States from
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_British_Ambassadors_to_the_United_States ] 2007 to
2012. He joined the Diplomatic Service in 1976 and served in Brussels (twice), Washington
and Moscow and in a wide range of policy jobs in London. Prior to his appointment as
British Ambassador to the United States, he served as Foreign Policy and Defence Adviser
to the Prime Minister and Head of the Cabinet Office Defence and Overseas Secretariat. He
served as British Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the European Union in
Brussels from 2000 to 2003.
Sir Nigel was born in 1953 and educated at Balliol College, Oxford. He will retire
from the Diplomatic Service at the end of March, 2012.
The proposed appointment has been approved by the British Government’s Advisory
Committee on Business Appointments.
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SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc