Genel Energy PLC: Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director
Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director
Canan has significant industry, financial, and corporate experience. She has been a non-executive board member of ING Bank in
Prior to this, Canan spent almost 30 years at Royal Dutch Shell, culminating in her role as the country chair and CEO of Shell Turkey, roles she held between 2001 and 2009. She was previously CFO of Shell Turkey, preceded by a series of positions at the company across numerous aspects of the business, notably marketing, treasury and planning. During her tenure as CEO and country chair, she was involved in leading a significant number of acquisitions and nurtured the growth of Shell in
Following her retirement from Royal Dutch Shell, Canan advised Accenture on the setting up of their energy business in
Canan is also an active member of various NGOs, and is a board member of the
With the appointment of Canan to the Board, the commitment made by the Company to return the Board to an equal balance of independent versus non-independent Directors has been fulfilled.
"We are delighted to welcome Canan to the Board. She has a wealth of relevant industry and financial experience, as well as extensive work with NGOs. Canan will bring further insight and perspective to the Board as we aim to fulfil our goal of generating significant shareholder value, while acting as a socially responsible contributor to the global energy mix."
No information is required to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13R.
Genel instructed independent board search and advisory consultants
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