Since 1993, Vikram has significantly enabled growth across diverse Shell businesses in India and has set a strong platform for future expansion. Shell today is amongst the largest energy companies in India and is the only major international energy company with a licence to retail fuels (petrol and diesel) and aviation fuel as well as marketing specialty products like lubricants and bitumen. It has one of the country’s two LNG regasification terminals at Hazira (in a JV with Total of France) and has set up a world class technology center in Bangalore. 

Dr. Yasmine Hilton, who succeeds Vikram, was born in Mumbai and joined the Shell Group in 1979.  She holds a PhD in Genetics, and has worked in a number of leadership roles across the Shell Group. Yasmine is currently based in London and will be relocating to India in September 2012