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Royal Dutch Shell Names Hans Wijers Deputy Chairman, Senior Independent Director

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDS-A, RDSA.L, RDSB.L, RDS-B) announced that Hans Wijers, a non-executive director of the company, chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination and Succession Committee, has been appointed as deputy chairman and senior independent director, effective May 23, 2012.

Wijers will succeed Lord Kerr of Kinlochard who, as announced on February 1, 2012, will be standing down as a non-executive director of the company with effect from the close of business of the 2012 Annual General Meeting.

In addiiton, Josef Ackermann, a non-executive director since 2008 and a member of the Remuneration Committee, has been appointed a member of the Nomination and Succession Committee with effect from May 23, 2012. Also, Nigel Sheinwald, who will be standing for election as a non-executive director of the company at the 2012 Annual General Meeting, has been appointed a member of the Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee with effect from July 1, 2012.

by RTT Staff Writer

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