President, Shell Oil Company
John Hofmeister was named President of Houston based Shell Oil Company
in March 2005. In this position, he heads the US Country Leadership
Team, which includes the leaders of all Shell businesses operating in
the U.S. Mr. Hofmeister became President after serving as Group Human
Resource Director of the Shell Group, based in The Hague, The
He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from
Kansas State University. He has lived and worked in North American,
Europe and Asia. Mr. Hofmeister is a member of the Department of
Energy’s new Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee and a
member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and the Policy
Committee of the American Petroleum Institute.
Mr. Hofmeister was elected chairman of the board of the Partnership at
the annual meeting on January 10, 2007.
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