The Board of Directors defines the Group's strategic orientations, assisted by four committees: the Audit Committee, the Governance & Ethics Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Strategy & CSR Committee. It is composed of 12 directors and its membership offers a diverse and synergistic range of experience, nationalities and cultures. Since May 29, 2019, the members of TOTAL S.A.'s Board of Directors are as follows.
Companies marked with an asterisk are listed companies.
Born on May 5, 1960 (Canadian).
Director of TOTAL S.A. since the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of May 29, 2019 until 2022.
Independent director. Member of the Audit Committee.
Main function: Independent director
Ms. Croteau began her career as an auditor and joined Hydro-Québec in 1986 where she held positions of control and financial management with increasing responsibility. From 2015 to 2018, she held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hydro-Québec before retiring. Chartered professional accountant since 1984, Ms. Croteau holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and was named in 2008 Fellow of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec in recognition of her contribution to the profession.
Ms. Croteau has been independent director of the company Boralex since 2018. Boralex is a Toronto-listed company with activities in wood residue treatment, cogeneration, hydroelectricity, wind and solar power.
Since June 2019, Ms Croteau has been a Director of Québecor inc. and Québecor Média inc. and member of the Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee.
50 years old (French).
Director representing employee shareholders of TOTAL S.A. since the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of May 29, 2019 until 2022.
Graduated of the Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Sceaux (Paris XI) in International Trade, Ms. Della Puppa Tibi entered the Group in 1989. She held several positions in international logistics at the Lub Marine entity of the subsidiary Lubrifiants. In parallel, Ms. Della Puppa Tibi studied at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers (International Trade curriculum - Marketing, International Trade, Commodity Markets courses) as well as languages (English, Spanish and Italian). In 2002, she joined the Réseau France as a contract pilot for the maintenance of service stations. In 2011, Ms. Della Puppa Tibi joined the Procurement Division of the Marketing Refining as e-procurement manager then Lead Buyer at the creation of Total Global Procurement in 2017.
Ms. Della Puppa Tibi has also been member of the European works Council (since 2017) and alternate elected member of the Supervisory Boards of the Total Actionnariat France and Total France Capital + collective investment funds (since October 2018).
Born on August 14, 1958 (Portuguese).
Director of TOTAL S.A. since the Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting of May 26, 2017 until 2020.
Independent director. Member of the Compensation Committee.
Main function: Chairman of the Managing Board of Peugeot S.A.*
A graduate of the École Centrale de Paris, Mr. Carlos Tavares held various positions of responsibility within the Renault group between 1981 and 2004 before joining the Nissan group. Having been Executive Vice President, Chairman of the Management Committee Americas and President of Nissan North America, he was then Group Chief Operating Officer of the Renault Group from 2011 to 2013. He joined the Managing Board of Peugeot S.A. on January 1, 2014, and was appointed Chairman of the Managing Board on March 31, 2014.