Shell Malaysia Appoints New Chairman
Shell Malaysia reports that Datuk Jon Chadwick, Chairman of Shell Malaysia, will be moving onto another senior Shell position within Asia, with effect from March 1, 2006. Datuk Chadwick will retain some key roles in Malaysia in a personal capacity until end May 2006.
Mr. Saw Choo Boon, currently Vice President, Shell Global Marine, will be appointed Chairman of Shell Malaysia with effect from 1st March 2006.
As Chairman, Mr. Saw 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. Mr. Saw will retain his current Downstream responsibilities as well as serve as Chairman on several boards of companies in which Shell holds an interest.
Mr. Saw is a graduate of the University of Malaya and joined Shell in 1970 as a Refinery Technologist in Shell Refining Company (FOM) Berhad. He then served in various capacities in Manufacturing, Supply, Trading and Planning in Malaysia, Singapore and Netherlands. In 1996, Mr. Saw was appointed Managing Director of Shell MDS (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and in 1998 assumed the position of Managing Director for Oil Products (Downstream) Shell Malaysia. In 1999, with the globalization of the Shell Oil Products business, he was appointed the Vice-President of the Commercial business in the Asia-Pacific region. In 2004 he became the President of Shell Oil Products East. Since last year Mr. Saw has managed Shell's Global Marine business. Mr. Saw will be the third Malaysian to be Chairman of Shell Malaysia. He is married with two daughters.
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