Shell to name new head of Arctic operations

AnchorageApril 30, 2013 

From Bloomberg News:

Royal Dutch Shell ... plans to name Ann Pickard as head of its Arctic operations, moving her from the helm of the Australian business, a person with knowledge of the matter said.

Pickard, a former Shell executive in Nigeria who became chairwoman of Shell’s Australian business in 2010, is set to start in the new position on June 1, according to the person who asked not to be named because the details haven’t been made public

Pickard would replace David Lawrence, who resigned in the wake of last summer's troubled Arctic drilling program by Shell. Read more.

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