Beirut-born Wael Sawan will replace Ben van Beurden as Shell CEO when the latter steps down at the end of 2022, the UK-based major announced on 15 September.

Mr Sawan, who was born in Beirut in 1974 and holds dual Lebanese-Canadian nationality, says he is “looking forward to… grasp the opportunities presented by the energy transition.” (CONTINUED - 143 WORDS)