Executive Lecture Series Welcomes Lynn Elsenhans, Executive Vice President, Global Manufacturing, Shell Downstream, Inc., Shell Oil Company
HOUSTON, April 22, 2006—Lynn Elsenhans, executive vice president global manufacturing, Shell Downstream, Inc., Shell Oil Company, will speak at the Executive Lecture Series on Friday, May 5 on “Globalization: Learnings and Challenges.” Elsenhans' lecture will be from 12:45 to 2:00 p.m. in the Shell Oil Foundation Auditorium, Janice and Robert McNair Hall, Rice University.
The Executive Lecture Series, new this year, complements the Dean’s Lecture Series which has been in place since 1997. Both lecture series bring exemplary business leaders to speak to the Rice MBA and MBA for Executives students. The Houston business community is invited to attend these lectures without charge.
About Lynn Elsenhans
Lynn Elsenhans joined Shell Oil company in 1980. She has had assignments in oil products and chemical products manufacturing, marketing, and planning. Senior management assignments with Shell include manager natural gas in U.S. E&P; manager lubricants in U.S. oil products; president and CEO Shell Deer Park Refining Company; vice president refining for Equilon Enterprises, LLC; president of Shell Oil Products East based in Singapore; and director strategic planning, sustainable development, and external affairs for Shell International Limited in London; president and CEO of Shell Oil Products U.S., and president Shell Oil Company and Country Chair for Shell U.S. Elsenhans was named to her current position, executive vice president, global manufacturing, shell downstream, January 2005.
Elsenhans graduated from Rice University with a BA in mathematical science in 1978 and received an MBA from Harvard in 1980. She is on the Board of Trustees for Rice University and on the Council of Overseers for the Jones Graduate School of Management. She is on the board of the Texas Medical Center and is a trustee of First Tee.