Appointment of Bertrand Deroubaix



January 15, 2009:

Bertrand Deroubaix, who succeeded Alain Grémillet as General Secretary of Total Refining & Marketing on November 1, 2008, was appointed to the Corporate Management Committee on January 2, 2009.

Bertrand Deroubaix, 53, is a graduate of France’s école Polytechnique and école nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, a civil engineering school.

He began his career as a civil engineer in various departments of the French Transportation Ministry, and was project manager for the Normandy Bridge across the Seine.

He joined Total in 1995 as Assistant General Manager of the Normandy Refinery. In 1997, he moved to the Upstream segment, where he was Vice President, New Business & New Ventures at Total Gas & Power, then Vice President, Strategic Planning and Financial Control at Total Exploration & Production. He was appointed Vice President, e-Business and e-Procurement in 2000, and in 2002 was elected Chairman of the Board of Trade-Ranger, an e-procurement marketplace serving the oil and gas and chemical industry, in Houston.
In 2004, Mr. Deroubaix was appointed Corporate Vice President, Competitive Intelligence.
In November 2008, he was appointed General Secretary of Total Refining & Marketing.

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