Shell CEO Peter Voser Announces 2014 Retirement
Before his appointment as CEO, Voser served as chief financial officer and executive director beginning in 2004. Voser is also active in a number of international and bilateral organizations, including the European Round Table of Industrialists and The Business Council.
"Peter's leadership of Shell over the last four years has been impressive; reorganizing the company, delivering growth, and developing a clear forward strategy with a strong portfolio of new options," said Shell's' Chairman Jorma Ollila. "I have enjoyed working with Peter, in a period of great change and progress for Shell, and I wish him well for the future."
The company's board of directors tasked its nomination and succession committee to lead a "structured and comprehensive review of internal and external candidates to enable an orderly transition to a new CEO," Ollila concluded.