Teofilo Lacroze

Country Chairman & VP New Business Developments Upstream, Shell


Having joined Shell in Argentina in 1996 and after an initial period of 2 years in Finance and another 2 years as Regional Business Adviser in the United Kingdom, Teofilo Lacroze’s career was focused on Retail covering different roles such as: Retail Strategy in Argentina, Sales & Ops Manager in Dominican Republic, Network Planning Manager for Latin America (Brazil) and Sales & Ops GM in Brazil.

In 2008, Lacroze joined the Supply & Distribution organization to assume the Supply GM role, and then in 2010, the Supply & Distribution GM role in Brazil. In 2011, with the start of Raízen in Brazil (Joint Venture Shell & Cosan), Lacroze was appointed Supply & Trading Executive Director for Raízen, and in 2012, VP Sales Retail/B2B/Aviation), Network & Engineering.

In 2014, he was appointed as Executive VP Commercial, responsible for Sales & Operations, Network, Engineering & Marketing for the three downstream businesses (Retail/B2B/Aviation).

Since 2015, Lacroze was appointed Country Chairman and VP New Business Developments Upstream of Shell Compañía Argentina de Petróleo S.A. based in Buenos Aires.