Shell Australia appoints new chairman

Zoe Yujnovich.

Zoe Yujnovich.

Shell Australia has appointed Zoe Yujnovich to succeed Andrew Smith as chairman of Shell’s Australian companies, effective from 1 April.

Mr Smith will move into Shell’s global business, taking up the role of Executive Vice President Trading and Supply in May, thirty years after starting his career at the Geelong Refinery.

Ms Yujnovich will assume both Mr Smith’s Executive Vice President Australia and New Zealand position and responsibility as Country Chair.

Ms Yujnovich said she is proud and excited to return to Australia with her family.

“Andrew has left Shell’s business in Australia in a strong position, as we continue to build a viable export business while meeting the demands of local customers,” said Ms Yujnovich.

“Andrew has been a strong voice in consistently calling for the kind of regulatory reform that makes Australia a country that can attract investment in job creating projects - particularly outside the prosperous capitals in regional areas.

“I look forward to building on his legacy both by running Shell safely and efficiently, but also by being an active voice in the national debate.”

Enter your details to subscribe to the free fortnightly Gas Today e-newsletter

Thank you for signing up for the Gas Today Online Update.