New CHRO and Corporate Officer Shell

New CHRO and Corporate Officer Shell

29-08-2023 Ronan Cassidy, Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer, will leave Shell on 31 December. From 1 January 2024, Rachel Solway will take over his position.

Rachel Solway will be joining Shell's Executive Committee. Solway is currently Executive Vice President, Human Resources Organisation Development & Learning at Shell. She will be based in London.

Wael Sawan, CEO at Shell, said the following about the change: “I’d like to thank Ronan for his 35 years of distinguished service to Shell. In his eight years on the Executive Committee, Ronan has helped steer us through transformational change and several exceptional events, including the Covid-19 pandemic, with wisdom, integrity and foresight. He has championed employee engagement, ethical leadership and diversity, equity, and inclusion, and will leave having helped change Shell for the better.

"Rachel will bring a deep commitment to performance culture, and great energy and care for people, to this role. As we deliver more value with less emissions in the coming years, through a focus on performance, discipline and simplification, Rachel will help us collectively realise Shell’s full potential."