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Dr. Josef Waltl appointed President of EUROPIA


14 Jun 2010



Brussels, 14th June 2010 EUROPIA, the European Petroleum Industry Association, announces the appointments of Dr. Josef Waltl as its new President , as well as the reappointment of Mrs. Isabelle Muller as EUROPIA’s Secretary General for a second three year term of office.

Dr. Josef Waltl is the former Executive Vice-President for the Shell Global Downstream Leadership Team and succeeds the outgoing President, Dr. Panos Cavoulacos.

Dr. Josef Waltl was elected by EUROPIA’s General Assembly on the 3rd of June to take over the association’s Presidency for the next two years. Dr. Waltl is born in Austria and holds degrees in electrical engineering and economics. He joined Shell in 1977 and held senior executive roles in Austria, Hungary, UK, Netherlands and Germany, where he was the CEO of Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH. He was closing his carrier in Shell as Downstream Executive Vice President Retail in 2009.

Mrs. Isabelle Muller was appointed EUROPIA’s Secretary General for a first term in 2007, after an extensive international career within Total in the refining and marketing businesses, holding senior positions in France and Germany in refinery management, business development and research and technology development. Before joining EUROPIA she was General Manager of the TOTAL Solaize Research Centre, in charge of products development and environment.

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