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DCC appoints Shell executive Fabian Ziegler as CEO of DCC Energy

By Michele Maatouk

Date: Thursday 30 Jun 2022

DCC appoints Shell executive Fabian Ziegler as CEO of DCC Energy

(Sharecast News) - Sales, marketing and support services group DCC said on Thursday that it has appointed Dr. Fabian Ziegler as chief executive officer of DCC Energy with effect from 1 November.
Ziegler has extensive senior leadership experience in the energy sector, having held various senior management roles at Shell during his 26-year career, DCC said. He is currently country chair of Shell Germany and chair of the management board with responsibility for Shell's businesses in the DACH region.

In his current role, Ziegler is at the forefront of energy transition having developed and driven Shell's net zero emissions plans for the region, DCC said. Prior to this, he was the chief procurement officer for the Shell Group.

"The breadth of Fabian's leadership experience in the energy sector, coupled with his ambition to drive the energy transition, will enable DCC to accelerate its 'Leading with Energy' strategy," the company said.

DCC announced its new 'Leading with Energy' strategy at its capital markets event on 17 May. The strategy is to accelerate the net zero journey of its customers by leading the sales, marketing, and distribution of low carbon energy solutions.

Chief executive Donal Murphy said: "We conducted an extensive global search to find the best candidate to lead DCC Energy as it embarks on its next phase of growth and development. Fabian is an excellent addition to our senior management team in DCC.

"His track record of success, his extensive experience in the energy industry and in energy transition and his significant experience in leading large organisations leave him ideally placed to lead DCC Energy."


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