Shell Names Simon Henry New CFO

The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc announced the appointment with effect from May 1, 2009, of Simon Henry, currently Executive Vice President Finance in Shell International Exploration and Production, as Chief Financial Officer. Henry will succeed Peter Voser, who will become the Chief Executive on July 1, 2009.

The Board will propose to the Annual General Meeting on May 19, 2009, that Henry be appointed as Executive Director with effect from May 20, 2009.

Henry, a UK citizen, joined Shell in 1982 as an engineer at a UK refinery. After qualifying as a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in 1989, he has held a number of senior finance positions in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.