Dr. Karen de Segundo
Dr. Karen de Segundo, born on 12 December 1946 in The Hague, The Netherlands, graduated in law and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Dr. de Segundo began her career in 1971 when she joined the Royal Dutch / Shell Group, where she initially pursued an international commercial career in the gas and power business as well as in sales and marketing of oil products. She held various positions in five countries before she was appointed as a member of the Shell Brazil Management Board in charge of oil products in 1990. In 1996, Dr. de Segundo became External Affairs Director for the Shell Group. In 1998, she was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Shell Gas & Power and Chairman of Shell Coal; and from the year 2000 until 2005, when she left Shell, she served as Chief Executive Officer at Shell Renewables and President of Shell Hydrogen.
Member of the Supervisory Board of E.ON AG / E.ON SE since 2008; term of office will end at the close of the Annual General Meeting in 2018.
Specific expertise and experience for membership on the Supervisory Board of E.ON SE:
Dr. de Segundo commands extensive leadership and supervisory experience since she has managed and supervised multinational corporations. She has a high level of intercultural competence, as well as in-depth knowledge of the energy market and experience in regulated industries. In addition, Ms. de Segundo has particular expertise in the field of law and compliance as well as in organisational and cultural change management.
Other supervisory board seats: