Total names de Margerie’s successors

Total has appointed Thierry Desmarest as chairman of the board of directors and Patrick Pouyanné as CEO and president of the Executive Committee.

Thierry Desmarest
Thierry Desmarest

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PARIS –Total has appointed Thierry Desmarest as chairman of the board of directors and Patrick Pouyanné as CEO and president of the Executive Committee.

They succeedChristophe de Margerie, who died in a plane crash in Moscow earlier this week. He joined the company in 1974, was elected to the Executive Committee in 1999, named CEO on Feb. 14, 2007, and appointed chairman and CEO on May 21, 2010.

10/22/2014

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