Matthias Hartung, SPE, vice president of technical data for Shell, has been elected to serve on Energistics’ board of directors. At Shell, Hartung is responsible for providing global functional leadership in technical data management and improving the quality and utilization of technical data globally. Hartung served in many leadership roles across Shell, in multiple countries including the UK, the US, Russia, and the Netherlands. Hartung is a member of the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers, and is an alumnus of the German National Scholarship Foundation. He earned a BS in geophysics from the University of Hamburg.