Total announces organization changes and new appointments in the Exploration and Production Branch



Paris - 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

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