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Shell completes its deal to buy First Utility and puts Colin Crooks at the helm

Courtney Goldsmith: Thursday 1 March 2018 2:35pm

Oil major Royal Dutch Shell has completed its acquisition of one of the UK’s biggest challenger energy suppliers and appointed Colin Crooks as its chief executive.

In December, Shell revealed it would buy First Utility in a deal thought to be worth £200m.

The energy supplier, which serves around 825,000 homes in the UK, will now become a subsidiary of Shell within its new energies division and be led by Crooks, previously Shell’s vice president of downstream strategy and portfolio. read more

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Shell to put Colin Crooks in charge of First Utility

Colin Crooks will become chief executive of First Utility after its takeover by Royal Dutch ShellCOLIN WHYMAN/SHELL

Emily Gosden: 1st March 2018

Royal Dutch Shell is preparing to appoint Colin Crooks as chief executive of First Utility when its deal for Britain’s largest independent household energy supplier is completed.

The 51-year-old, who joined Shell in 1992, is understood to have been named internally at the oil major as the executive to oversee its move into the household supply market. read more

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