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Hugh Mitchell Explains Human Resources Is All About Getting the Maximum Value Out of Your Employees

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  • Date Added : 9/17/2010
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Hugh Mitchell

  • Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer, Shell (Royal Dutch Shell)
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1957 (Age: 64 years old)
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
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Biography

Hugh Mitchell became Chief Human Resources and Corporate Officer at Shell on July 1, 2009.

Hugh graduated from Edinburgh University, Scotland, with an MA (Hons) in Modern History in 1979. Later that year he joined Human Resources in Shell Exploration & Production in Aberdeen. Further HR and business roles followed across the UK and Brunei in both the upstream and downstream businesses.

In 1997 he became HR Vice President for the Global Oil Products business. Hugh moved to Shell headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands, in 2003 as Director International. His responsibilities included coordinating the company's worldwide government relations activities.

In March 2005, Hugh was appointed Human Resources Director of Royal Dutch Shell. He became a member of the Executive Committee in October 2007.

Quite often you interview people about human resources and say why do you want to be in human resources? And they say well I like people. Frankly, that is not a very good answer. I always think, in many ways, there is a very hard edge to human resources. The word resources kind of sums it up a li...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Hugh Mitchell videos

Video 1 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Restructuring at Shell
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 2 min. 31 sec.
Video 2 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Effects of Restructure On Morale Of Organization
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 2 min. 21 sec.
Video 3 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Culture Of Safety
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
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  • 2 min. 0 sec.
Video 4 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Shares Example Shell's Involvement in Brazil
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
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  • 2 min. 0 sec.
Video 5 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Technological Aspects To Energy Challenges
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 1 min. 33 sec.
Video 6 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Explains Recruitment At Shell Has Technology Aspect
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 2 min. 4 sec.
Video 7 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Value Proposition For Retaining Employees
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 3 min. 17 sec.
Video 8 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Offers Insight Into Recruiting And Retaining Gen X and Gen Y Employees
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 3 min. 3 sec.
Video 9 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Continuing Growth In Energy Industry
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 3 min. 24 sec.
Video 10 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Caution When Setting Up and Staffing Large Centers
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 1 min. 43 sec.
Video 11 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Getting Started In HR
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 1 min. 57 sec.
Video 12 of 15 Hugh Mitchell States Understanding People Or Business Stems First In Understanding The Lens You Are Looking Through
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 1 min. 53 sec.
Video 13 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Explains Human Resources Is All About Getting the Maximum Value Out of Your Employees
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 2 min. 18 sec.
Video 14 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Explains Spark In The Eye Aspect to Employee Productivity
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
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  • 0 min. 56 sec.
Video 15 of 15 Hugh Mitchell Discusses Aspects of a Good Leader
  • Hugh Mitchell - Interview - Shell
  • 9/16/2010
  • Hugh Mitchell
  • 1 min. 42 sec.

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