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Adhoc report - Changes in the Supervisory Board

In compliance with Law no. 24/2017 on issuers of financial instruments and market operations and Financial Supervisory Authority Regulation no. 5/2018 on issuers of financial instruments and market operations

Date of report: July 30, 2021
Name of issuer: OMV Petrom S.A.
Headquarters: Bucharest, 22 Coralilor Street, District 1, („Petrom City”)
Telephone/fax number: +40 372 161930/ +40 372 868518
Sole registration number at the Trade Register Office: 1590082
Fiscal attribute: RO
Trade Register Number: J 40/8302/1997
Share capital: 5,664,410,833.5 RON
Regulated market on which the issued shares are traded: Bucharest Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange

Significant event to be reported:  Changes in the Supervisory Board

OMV Petrom S.A. (OMV Petrom) announces the appointment of:

  1. Martijn van Koten, as interim member of the Supervisory Board of OMV Petrom, effective as of August 1, 2021 and until the next General Meeting of Shareholders, following Wolfram Krenn’s waiver of his mandate in the above-mentioned position with effect from the same date (last day in office being July 31, 2021).

Martijn van Koten was born in the Netherlands, where he studied Chemical Engineering at Delft University of Technology. He began his professional career at Shell in 1994 taking on several management and technical positions in the refining and downstream business in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. Starting 2004, Martijn van Koten resumed Manufacturing Site General Manager positions at Shell in Sweden and Singapore, before becoming Vice President Manufacturing East & Middle East in Singapore in 2009 and Vice President Supply & Distribution Americas in the United States in 2013. In 2013, Martijn van Koten joined Borealis as Executive Board Member Operations, HSE & PTS in Austria. From 2018 to June 2021, he was Borealis Executive Board Member Base Chemicals & Operations in Austria. Martijn van Koten is a member of the OMV Board of Directors since July 1, 2021 and responsible for the division Refining. He is married and has two daughters.

  1. Alfred Stern, as interim member and President of the Supervisory Board of OMV Petrom, effective as of September 1, 2021 and until the next General Meeting of Shareholders, following Rainer Seele’s waiver of his mandate in the above-mentioned positions with effect from the same date (last day in office being August 31, 2021).

Effective April 2021, Alfred Stern was appointed OMV Executive Board Member for Chemicals & Materials. Alfred Stern has been the CEO of Borealis since 2018 and since 2012 a member of the Borealis Executive Board for Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology. Alfred Stern joined Borealis as Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology in 2008, coming from E.I. Du Pont de Nemours where he held several leadership positions in the areas of research and development, sales and marketing, and quality and business management in Switzerland, Germany and the United States. In his last assignment, he was Global Business Manager of a business unit in Engineering Polymers in the United States. He holds a PhD in material science and a Master's Degree in polymer engineering and science, both from the University of Leoben in Austria. Alfred Stern has been awarded, among others, the H.F. Mark Medal, the DuPont Award for a new product patent and a Prize of Honour from the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research. Alfred Stern is an Austrian citizen, he is married and has two children.

Following his appointment as interim Supervisory Board member of OMV Petrom, Alfred Stern was also appointed member and president of the Presidential and Nomination Committee of OMV Petrom, effective as of September 1, 2021 and until the next General Meeting of Shareholders.

Christina Verchere
Chief Executive Officer
President of the Executive Board


Alina Popa
Chief Financial Officer
Member of the Executive Board