Groenink withdraws Shell candidacy

ABN Amro chairman Rijkman Groenink has withdrawn his candidacy for a non-executive role on the Shell board, Shell confirmed on Monday. Groenink said he wants to focus all his energy on the takeover battle for ABN Amro.

Last week it emerged that pension fund ABP was planning to oppose his appointment at tomorrow’s Shell AGM.

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