NEW DELHI: Vikram Singh Mehta, Chairman of Shell India, will leave at the end of October this year.
Mehta, who has been association with Shell in India for 24 years, will be replaced by Yasmine Hilton.
A statement from Shell, says, “Vikram Singh Mehta, Chairman, Shell Companies in India has chosen to step out of the company after 24 years of service, effective October 31, 2012. Since 1993, Vikram has significantly enabled growth across diverse Shell businesses in India and has set a strong platform for future expansion.
Hilton was born in Mumbai and joined the Shell Group in 1979. She holds a PhD in Genetics, and has worked in a number of leadership roles across the Shell Group. She is presently based in London and will be relocating to India duringb September.
Shell is considered as one of the largest energy companies in India and also got a licence to retail fuels (petrol and diesel) and aviation fuel as well as marketing specialty products such as lubricants and bitumen.