Total Announces Organization Changes And New Appointments In Exploration And Production Branch
As from January 1st 2015, the Exploration and Production Branch of Total will be restructured with five geographical divisions, an Exploration division and five functional divisions.
Arnaud Breuillac, President Exploration & Production, stated: “These changes are made with the objective to improve efficiency and adapt to the challenges the Group is facing.”
The new organization is as follows:
Africa division headed by Guy Maurice
Americas division headed by Michel Hourcard
Asia Pacific division headed by Olivier de Langavant*
Europe and Central Asia division headed by Michael Borrell (merge of Northern Europe and Continental Europe – Central Asia divisions)
Middle East and North Africa division headed by Stéphane Michel
Exploration division headed by Kevin McLachlan
Quality Health Safety Societal Security Environment division headed by Pierre Bang
Technical support to operations division and Development division headed by André Goffart
Strategy Growth Research division headed by Martin Deffontaines**
Corporate Affairs headed by Namita Shah.
Ladislas Paszkiewicz, currently Vice President of Americas division, will be appointed Senior Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions in the Finance Division.
* Until March 1st 2015, Jean-Marie Guillermou will remain Vice President for Asia Pacific division and Olivier de Langavant Vice President Strategy Growth Research division.
** Effective March 1st 2015