Royal Dutch Shell plc: Directorate Change

                  Royal Dutch Shell plc: Directorate Change

PR Newswire

LONDON, December 13, 2012

LONDON, December 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company")(NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces
that Mr Gerrit Zalm has been appointed a Non-executive Director of the Company
with effect from January 1, 2013. Mr Zalm is the Chairman of the Board of
Management of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., a position he has held since February 2009.
Prior to that Mr Zalm was the Minister of Finance of the Netherlands from
1994-2002 and from 2003-2007. Mr Zalm will seek re-appointment by shareholders
at the next Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled to be held in May 2013.

Mr Jeroen van der Veer, a Non-executive Director of the Company since July
2009 and a Member of the Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee, and
previously Chief Executive from October 2004 until July 2009, has elected to
retire from the Board at the close of business of the 2013 AGM.

"When Jeroen van der Veer steps down in 2013 he will have completed 42 years
of exemplary service to the Company of which 16 years as a director of the
Company, including as the Chief Executive during a difficult period followed
by a transition and successful unification," it was noted by the Chairman
Jorma Ollila.


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Shell Investor Relations:

The Hague
Tjerk Huysinga +31-70-377-3996

North America
Ken Lawrence: +1-713-241-2069

SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc
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