Rainer Seele is a businessperson who has been the head of 13 different companies. Dr. Seele holds the position of Chief Executive Officer for OMV AG and Chairman-Supervisory Board for OMV Petrom SA, Chairman-Supervisory Board of OMV Exploration & Production GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board for OMV Gas & Power GmbH and Chief Executive Officer of OMV Norge AS (which are all subsidiaries of OMV AG).
He is also on the board of Borealis AG and Chairman-Executive Board at Numov-Nah-Und Mittelost-Verein and President for Russian-German Chamber of Commerce.
In his past career he occupied the position of Head-Planning & Controlling at BASF SE Chairman-Executive Board at Wintershall AG, Chairman-Executive Board at Wintershall Holding GmbH and Member-Administrative Board at Wintershall Oil AG (which are all subsidiaries of BASF SE), Chairman-Supervisory Board of VNG-Verbundnetz Gas AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board at OMV Solutions GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Erdgas Münster GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board of OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH, Chairman-Advisory Board at W&G Beteiligungs-GmbH & Co. KG, Member-Administrative Board at Wintershall Erdgas Handelshaus Zug AG and Member-Executive Board at South Stream Transport BV.
Dr. Seele received a doctorate from the University of Gottingen.