An experienced management team of 10 members is in place to enable a strong track record of delivery.
Cesar G. Romero PRESIDENT (Filipino) - is the current President of the Corporation effective 1 November 2016.
He was appointed as the Vice President Global Retail Network effective 1 August 2013.
He is responsible for the management and capital investment associated with the Global Retail business’ physical assets worldwide. This includes network planning, real estate, petrol station construction, facilities maintenance, soil and groundwater services, HSSE, and Continuous Improvement. From September 2009 up to July 2013, he was the Vice President of Retail Sales and Operations East which is accountable for the Operating Profit and Loss of the Shell Retail Petrol stations in SE Asia, South Asia, and China. During his four-year tenure, the Shell Retail East’s operating profit grew by an average of 10% per annum with improved HSSE performance highlighted by a 3 fold reduction in station robberies. Cesar is a member of the Shell Global Retail Leadership team which sets policies, strategy, annual business targets, capital allocation, and operations for Shell’s Downstream Retail Business comprised of over 43,000 petrol stations in the world, the largest single branded retailer in the world. Prior to that role, he was the Vice President for Supply – East based in Singapore from July 2007 to July 2009. Before that, he was in London as the Vice President for Downstream Management Consultancy, which he held concurrently with the role of Business Assistant to the Executive Director for Shell’s Global Downstream Business.
He joined Shell Philippines in 1987 as a Refinery Engineer and has had further assignments in Supply Planning, Strategy, and Lubricants. In 1995, he was posted to Shell Centre, London to work in Shell’s Scenario Planning Team, and later in the Strategy and Portfolio Team of the East/Asian Regional Office. Immediately, prior to coming to the UK a second time, he was the General Manager for Retail for Shell Philippines & North Pacific Cluster.
Cesar holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines, and a Masters in Business Administration (with High Distinction) from the University of Michigan. He has also attended a variety of management development courses at the London Business School and the Wharton Business School. He is married with 2 sons, 12 and 14 years old.
Jose Jerome Rivera Pascual III TREASURER / VICE PRESIDENT FOR FINANCE (Filipino) – was first appointed as a Director of the Corporation on 13 June 2016.
He was appointed Vice President - Finance and Treasurer of the Corporation with effect also on 13 June 2016. He is also a director on the boards of other Shell-affiliated companies in the Philippines. His previous roles in the Royal Dutch Shell Group include: Finance Director of Shell Philippines Exploration BV & Philippines Country Controller from 2009 to 2016; concurrent Finance Director of Shell Deepwater Borneo Ltd from 2009 to 2012; Deputy Business Finance Manager (Caspian) of Shell Kazakhstan Development BV & Kazakhstan Country Controller from 2005 to 2009; Regional Treasurer & Insurance Manager of Shell Exploration & Production – Asia Pacific from 2003 to 2005; Treasurer; Tax & Insurance Manager of Shell Philippines Exploration BV from 2002 to 2003; Finance Business Adviser of Shell Philippines Exploration BV from 2000 to 2002; Commercial Services Coordinator / Contracts Advisor of Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV from 1998 to 2000; Head of Management Accounting of Shell Philippines Exploration BV from 1995 to 1998; Head of Finance (STAR) Systems of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation from 1993 to 1995; Internal Auditor / Audit Supervisor for Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation from 1990 to 1993; Senior Analyst / Programmer of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation from 1986 to 1990.
He is presently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Shell companies in the Philippines Multi-Employer Retirement Plan and of the Board of Trustees of the Shell Philippines Exploration BV Non-Contributory Retirement & Gratuity Fund. He is an incorporator and current trustee of the Judicial Reform Initiative, Inc (JRI). Born on 6 January 1964, Mr. Pascual graduated Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines (Diliman) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, and was granted membership to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
He also holds the following accreditations: Certified Management Accountant from the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (Australia) and Professional Industrial Engineer from the Industrial Engineering Certification Board (Philippines). In 2015, he received the Professional Degree Award for Industrial Engineering from the U.P. College of Engineering and U.P. Alumni Engineers. And in November 2014, he was recognized as CFO of the Year by ING Bank (Philippines) and the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX).
Randolph (Randy) T. Del Valle VICE PRESIDENT FOR RETAIL (Filipino-British). Randy is the newly appointed Vice-President for Retail Business in Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation effective 01 January 2020. He is responsible of the Downstream Marketing Retail Business that covers >1,000 sites serving ~1 million customers/day enabled by a strong team of 15,000 employees, retailers and service champions.Randy brings with him more than 20 years of experience across different businesses. In his recent role Global Head of Strategy & Planning for DS Retail Network based in Singapore, he helped shape a number of important Retail Growth Projects (Russia, Indonesia, China and the US), evolved Network Strategy & Planning processes and methodology towards a holistic value maximization approach with various Integrated Retail Offers (Fuels, NFR, New Fuels including EV) and prepared the business to test new ideas in line with Energy Transition through Innovation. Prior to this, he was in Group Strategy Consultancy based in London, UK /Hague, NL where he led various high-impact projects in Upstream, Integrated Gas, Shell Business Operations and Downstream. He was also part of the selected core team member that played a pivotal role to effectively plan and execute and Shell’s largest strategic acquisition of BG Group in 2015/2016. He has also held various local, regional and global roles Retail Marketing (Global On-Site Ops Excellence-PMTDR, Cards, Payment, Loyalty, Pricing, Fuels Marketing) as well as in Sales & Operations (as Territory Manager, District Manager and Operations Manager). Randy is passionate about people development, Innovation/Energy transition development, team success and puts customers first. Randy is a Chemical Engineer where heearned his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of San Carlos (USC), Cebu. He also has an MBA degree from London Business School, UK.
Jan-Peter Groot Wassink VICE-PRESIDENT FOR MANUFACTURING (Dutch) - is the General Manager and Vice-President for Manufacturing of the Corporation since 13 August 2018. He served as: Production Unit Manager at Shell Pernis Refinery, Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 2012 to 2018; Assistant Operations Manager for Shell Middle Distillate Synthesis (SMDS), Bintulu, Malaysia from 2008 to 2012; Refinery Head of Technology for Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP), Brunei Negara Darussalam from 2005 to 2008; Senior Technologist for Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery (SASREF), Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia from 2004 to 2005; and Technologist Thermal Conversion Processes for Shell Global Solutions International BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 2000 to 2004.
He holds a Master’s degree with honors in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.
Dennis C. Javier VICE PRESIDENT FOR WHOLESALE COMMERCIAL FUELS (Filipino) - has been the Lubricants for Philippines and Thailand since April 2014.
He joined Shell in 1989, performing various assignments in Sales, Marketing, Process Engineering and Supply Chain Management. He was the Country Business Manager of Lubricants for the Philippines in 2012 and two years after, he also managed the Lubricants business of The Shell Company of Thailand Ltd. Prior to holding these positions, he served as the General Manager for Supply Philippines from 2009 to 2011 concurrent to being the Supply Operations Manager for Thailand and Hong Kong; Business Development and Pricing Manager for Commercial Fuels from 2004 to 2009; Regional Sales Manager from 1998 to 2003; Corporate Training Manager for the Learning and Development Program of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation from 1997 to 1998; and SAP Project Lead for Commercial from 1995 to 1997. In his early days in Shell, he worked as a Commercial Account Manager and Retail Territory Manager the Commercial and Retail businesses of the corporation.
He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines in 1987.
Sergio C. Bernal, Jr. VICE PRESIDENT FOR EXTERNAL AND GOVERNMENT RELATION (Filipino) was appointed as the new Vice President-External Relations on 08 August 2019.
Serge graduated from De La Salle University in Manila with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management Engineering.
Mr. Bernal started his career in sales before taking up a few other roles including Business Development, Training and Marketing in local, regional and global posts. Serge was the JV General Manager for LPG from 2009-2011, when the JV achieved remarkable volume and revenue targets and HSSE performance. He then moved back to Shell Philippines, taking up sales and marketing leadership roles in lubricants, where Serge led teams to achieve over 110% sales growth and at same time built a strong high-performing team, winning global recognition. Serge himself was a recipient of 2 Global EVP awards for Project Pearl and Project Kindle. In his recent lubricant marketing role, he was in charge of both Philippines and Thailand.
Jannet Cruz- Regalado VICE PRESIDENT FOR LEGAL (Filipino) - of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation and is concurrently Royal Dutch Shell’s Managing Counsel for Global Litigation Asia Pacific covering the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Pakistan, India, China, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Brunei and the Pacific Islands.
She is responsible for managing and supervising a sizeable portfolio of litigation and arbitration in these jurisdictions involving commercial, civil, criminal, tort, environmental & employment matters and deals with a big network of Shell - accredited global law firms.
Prior to joining Shell, she was corporate secretary of First Lepanto Corporation and was a litigation counsel at the Carpio, Villaraza and Cruz Law Firm. She graduated with high honors with degrees in Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Magna cum laude) and Bachelor of Laws (Dean’s lister), from the University of the Philippines (U.P.). Jannet is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society. During her stint at the University, Jannet was a student leader, academic honor society member and was very active in intra-university debates and moot court competitions. She is also a faculty member of both the University of the Philippines and the Lyceum College of Law and is active in several legal and professional organizations.
Carlo D. Zandueta,VICE PRESIDENT FOR HUMAN RESOURCES (Filipino) - has been the Vice President for Human Resources since 01 October 2018. Prior to this role, he was based in Singapore as the Global HR Manager of Shell Aviation. He joined the Corporation in March 1999 as the Manufacturing Learning and Development Manager and has held a number of assignments since then: as HR Account Manager - B2B, Lubricants and Trading (Philippines, 2003-2006); Regional Skillpool Manager – APME (Singapore, 2006-2009); Global Learning Advisor – Commercial Fuels and Offer To Cash (Singapore, 2010-2012); and, Senior Talent Advisor – Global Commercial (Singapore, 2012-2016).
He studied at the University of Santo Tomas, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (1989-1993) and Master of Arts in Philosophy (1994-1996); and at the De La Salle University, Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, with High Distinction (2001-2006).
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