Royal Dutch Shell plc has announced the appointment of Harry Brekelmans as Projects & Technology Director with effect from October 1, 2014.
In his new role, Brekelmans will become a member of the Executive Committee and will take over from Matthias Bichsel who will be leaving the company after 34 years’ distinguished service.
Brekelmans is a Dutch national and currently Executive Vice President Operated, Upstream International. He joined Shell in 1990 and has held a variety of international management positions in Geosciences, Field Development, Operations, Internal Audit and Strategy & Planning.
Brekelmans graduated from Delft Technical University, Netherlands in 1990 with a degree in Petroleum Engineering.