THIS DEVELOPMENT HAS NOT BEEN ANNOUNCED PUBLICLY BY SHELL
“There must have been a power-struggle of epic dimensions for him to leave Shell the second time. I am not aware of similar career moves in the past and certainly not at his level!! Sweeping the stairs from top to bottom?”
FROM A SHELL SOURCE
See “restricted” internal communication today from Andy Brown concerning the pending departure of a competitor for the top job which Andy Brown now has.
You reported on your website some time ago some details about Mark Carne (photo above right):
There must have been a power-struggle of epic dimensions for him to leave Shell the second time. I am not aware of similar career moves in the past and certainly not at his level!! Sweeping the stairs from top to bottom?
Royal Dutch Shell Internal Communication from Andy Brown, Upstream International Director. Classification: “Restricted” 24 October 2012
Mark Carne, currently Executive Vice President Middle East and North America in Upstream International, will leave his current position at the end of 2012, prior to leaving Shell in Q1 2013.
I would like to thank Mark for his many contributions during his 25 years with Shell and to wish him well in his future endeavours.
Upstream International Director
ABOUT MARK CARNE
Background (From Bloomberg)
Mark Carne has been Chairman of Dubai and Northern Emirates Region at Royal Dutch Shell plc since September 2010. Mr. Carne served as an Executive Vice President of BG Group plc since May 1, 2005 and also its Managing Director of Europe & Central Asia since March 2006. Mr. Carne served as Managing Director – North West Europe of BG Group Plc since May 1, 2005. He joined BG from Shell, where he served as Managing Director of Brunei Shell Petroleum and Country Chairman for Shell companies in Brunei until 2005. He was employed with Shell until 2005. He also worked in upstream assets and held a number of commercial and general management roles in the UK and the Netherlands. His first Middle East assignment was as engineering manager with Petroleum Development Oman from 1992 to 1996. Prior to that, Mr. Carne served as the Asset Director, responsible for Shell’s U.K. North Sea oil production. His international experience includes various general management roles in the U.K., Holland and Oman covering operations, engineering, commercial and business development. Mr. Carne holds a B.Sc in Engineering Science from the University of Exeter, UK and a Chartered Diploma in accounting and finance from the Cambridge College of Arts and Technology.