BG Group Names Mark Carne as Executive Vice President

BG Group has appointed Mark Carne as Executive Vice President and Managing Director, North West Europe.

Mark, 46, will take up his new role on May 1st. He joins from Shell, where he held a number of senior positions, most recently Managing Director of Brunei Shell Petroleum and Country Chairman for Shell companies in Brunei. Prior to that, he was the Asset Director responsible for Shell's UK North Sea oil production. His international experience includes various general management roles in the UK, Holland and Oman covering operations, engineering, commercial and business development.

Mark will become a member of BG Group's Executive Committee and will report to Chief Executive Frank Chapman who said:

"We are delighted to welcome Mark to BG. He brings a wealth of industry experience and expertise to the significant opportunities in the Group's North West Europe region. He will be a valuable addition to BG Group's Executive Committee."