Shell plc has announced the appointment of Ed Daniels to the newly created role of Strategy, Sustainability and Corporate Relations Director. The appointment is effective February 15.
In his new role, Ed will become a member of Shell’s Executive Committee and will have accountability for the company’s existing Strategy, Sustainability and Corporate Relations organisations.
“Now is the right moment to bring these three strategic capabilities together in one Executive Committee directorate,” says Shell Chief Executive, Ben van Beurden. “As we accelerate towards our goal of becoming a net-zero emissions business, we are putting greater emphasis on how we engage with all stakeholders on the many complex issues and opportunities related to the energy transition. With more than 30 years’ broad, relevant industry and leadership experience, Ed is perfectly placed to lead this work, and to bring additional strategic insights and perspectives to the Executive Committee.”