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Shell Malaysia Appoints A New Chairman

Kuala Lumpur, December 16 2009 – Shell Malaysia announced today the appointment of Encik Mohd Anuar Taib as its Chairman with effect from 1st January 2010. Encik Anuar, currently Vice President Malaysia for Shell Upstream International Asia and Managing Director Sarawak Shell Berhad and Sabah Shell Petroleum Company, will succeed Dato’ Saw Choo Boon, who will assume the role of Senior Adviser to Shell Malaysia effective the same date.

As Chairman, Encik Anuar will lead Shell Malaysia's Business Council in shaping the Company for further growth in Malaysia and in maintaining and strengthening Shell's relationships with various stakeholders.

Encik Anuar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, USA and a MBA in International Management from the RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.  He joined Shell Malaysia in 1990 as a Wellsite Drilling Engineer based in Miri.  He then served in various capacities in drilling & completion, deepwater projects, project accounting, commercial project evaluation, acquisition and divestment and contracts & procurement in Miri, Kuala Lumpur and New Orleans. 

In 2006, Encik Anuar was appointed the Regional Wells Manager for Shell Exploration & Production Asia Pacific.  In September 2009, he became Vice President Malaysia for Shell Upstream International Asia and Managing Director for Sarawak Shell Berhad/Sabah Shell Petroleum Company.

Encik Anuar will be the fourth Malaysian to be Chairman of Shell Malaysia. He is married with four children.

For further information please contact Shell Malaysia Media Relations,

Cindy Lopez at tel: 603 – 2091 3719, email: cindy.lopez@shell.com; or

Stephanie Khoo at tel: 603 2091  2115, email: Stephanie.khoo@shell.com; or

Victor Klanang at tel: 6085 45 3103, email: victor.klanang@shell.com