Total has made a number of new appointments to its executive committee following the deployment of its One Total company project.
Philippe Sauquet, currently president of Refining & Chemicals and member of Total’s executive committee, has been appointed president of the newly created Gas, Renewables & Power branch. He was also appointed executive vice president of Strategy & Innovation.
Bernard Pinatel, who has just joined Total, will replace Sauguet as president of Refining & Chemicals.
Namita Shah has been appointed executive vice president of People & Social Responsibility. Ms Shah is directly in charge of the Human Resources division and will also oversee the newly created Total Global Services.
Jean-Jacques Guilbaud was appointed Senior Advisor to the chairman and chief executive officer.
Patrick Pouyanné, chairman and chief executive officer, said: “I am delighted to welcome Namita Shah and Bernard Pinatel to the Executive Committee. After the recent appointment of Momar Nguer as President, Marketing & Services, we have a renewed Executive Committee that, with its diversified backgrounds and experiences, will lead the Group in achieving the ambition set out in our One Total company project.
“With Namita Shah, the Human Resources function will be represented on the Executive Committee, demonstrating the importance we put on developing the talents to secure our future. After successfully leading the integration of Bostik at Arkema, Bernard Pinatel is returning to the Group he knows well, this time at the helm of Refining & Chemicals, where he was a member of the Management Committee from 2012 to 2014. Philippe Sauquet, who has managed Refining & Chemicals with determination since 2014, will steer the new Gas, Renewables & Power business and spearhead our ambition in these areas, while also leading Strategy & Innovation at the corporate level.
“Lastly, I would like to thank Jean-Jacques Guilbaud for the role he has played on the Executive Committee as Chief Administrative Officer since 2007 and for his contribution to implementing the One Total company project.”
Total’s executive committee currently comprises of:
Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Arnaud Breuillac, President, Exploration & Production
Patrick de La Chevardière, Chief Financial Officer
Momar Nguer, President, Marketing & Services
Bernard Pinatel, President, Refining & Chemicals
Philippe Sauquet, President, Gas, Renewables & Power and Executive Vice President, Strategy & Innovation
Namita Shah, Executive Vice President, People & Social Responsibility