Born on August 6, 1951 (French)
Mr. de Margerie joined the Group after graduating from the École supérieure de commerce in Paris in 1974. He served in several positions in the Group’s Finance Department and Exploration & Production division. In 1995, he was appointed President of Total Middle East. In May 1999, he joined the Executive Committee as President of the Exploration & Production division. He then became Senior Executive Vice President of Exploration & Production of the new TotalFinaElf group in 2000. In January 2002, he became President of the Exploration & Production division of TOTAL. He was appointed a member of the Board of Directors by the Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 12, 2006 and became Chief Executive Officer of TOTAL on February 14, 2007. On May 21, 2010,he was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TOTAL. Mr. de Margerie is also a Director of the Institut du monde arabe.
Born on December 18, 1945 (French)
A graduate of the École Polytechnique and an Engineer of the French Corps des Mines, Mr. Desmarest served as Director of Mines and Geology in New Caledonia, then as technical advisor at the Offices of the Minister of Industry and the Minister of Economy. He joined TOTAL in 1981, where he held various management positions, then served as President of Exploration & Production until 1995. He servedas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TOTAL from May 1995 until February 2007, and then as Chairman of the Board of TOTAL until May 21, 2010. He was appointed Honorary Chairman and remains a director of TOTAL and Chairman of the TOTAL Foundation.
Born on October 14, 1951 (French)
A graduate from the École Polytechnique, the École Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Économique (ENSAE) and the Institut d’études politiques de Paris, Mr. Artus began his career at the INSEE (French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies) where his work included economic forecasting and modeling. He then worked at the Economics Department of the OECD (1980),later becoming the Head of Research at the ENSAE from 1982 to 1985. He was scientific adviser at the research department of the Banque de France, before joining the Natixis Group as the head of the research department. He is an associate professor at the University of Paris I, Sorbonne. He is also a member of the council of economic advisors to the French Prime Minister and of the Cercle des Économistes.
Born on April 17, 1955 (French)
A graduate of the École Supérieure de Commerce of Paris in 1976, Ms. Barbizet started her career in the Renault Group as the Treasurer of Renault Véhicules Industriels and then Chief Financial Officer of Renault Crédit International. She joined the Pinault group in 1989 as the Chief Financial Officer. In 1992, she became the Chief Executive Officer of Financière Pinault. She was the President of the Supervisory Board of the Pinault Printemps Redoute group until May 2005 and became Vice-President of the Board of Directors of PPR in May 2005. Patricia Barbizet is also a member of the Board of Directors of TOTAL, TF1, Air France-KLM and Fonds stratégique d’investissement.
Born on April 12, 1950 (Swedish)
A graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics with an MBA in Economics and Business Administration, Mr. Brock held various international positions at Tetra Pak. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Alfa Laval from 1992 to 1994 and as Chief Executive Officer of Tetra Pak from 1994 to 2000. After serving as Chief Executive Officer of Thule International, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Copco AB from 2002 to 2009. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Stora Enso Oy. Mr. Brock is alsoa member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciencesand of the Board of Directors of the Stockholm School of Economics.
Born on November 4, 1956 (French)
A graduate of the University of Paris X Nanterre (law and English) and admitted to the Paris and New York Bar Associations in 1980, Ms. Coisne-Roquette worked as an attorney in Paris and New York until 1988, when she joined the family-owned Sonepar group. From 1988 to 1998, while also serving as Chief Executive Officer of the family-owned Colam Entreprendre holding company, she held several consecutive operational directorships at Sonepar S.A., where she was appointed Chairman of the Board in 1998. She has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sonepar since 2002. A member of the Executive Board of MEDEF since 2000, Ms. Coisne-Roquette has chaired that organization’s Tax Commission since 2005. Ms. Coisne-Roquette is also a director of the Association Nationale des Sociétés par Actions (ANSA).
Born on August 14, 1942 (French)
A graduate of the École Polytechnique and a member of France’s engineering Corps des Mines, Mr. Collomb held a number of positions within the Ministry of Industry and other cabinet positions from 1966 to 1975. He joined the Lafarge group in 1975, where he served in various management positions. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lafarge from 1989 to 2003, then as Chairman of the Lafarge Board of Directors from 2003 to 2007, and has been the Honorary Chairman since 2007. He is also Chairman of the Institut des Hautes Études pour la Science et la Technologie (IHEST).
Born on July 3, 1954 (Canadian)
A graduate of McGill University in Montreal and of the Institut européen d’administration des affaires (INSEAD) in Fontainebleau, Mr. Desmarais was elected Vice Chairman (1984) and then Chairman of the Board (1990) of Corporation Financière Power, a company hehelped found. Since 1996, he has served as Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Power Corporation of Canada.
Born on July 27, 1951 (French)
A graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and formerly a student at the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA – 1974), Ms. Idrac began her career holding various positions as a senior civil servant at the Ministry of Infrastructure (Ministère de l’Équipement) in the fields of environment, housing, urban planning and transportation. She served as Executive Director of the public development authority of Cergy-Pontoise from 1990 to 1993 and Director of land transport from 1993 to 1995. Ms. Idrac was State Secretary for Transport from May 1995 to June 1997, elected member of Parliament for Yvelines from 1997 to 2002, regional council or for Ile-de-France from 1998 to 2002, and State Secretary for Foreign Trade from March 2008 to November 2010. She also served as Chair person-CEO of RATP from 2002 to 2006 and then as Chairperson of SNCF from 2006 to 2008.
Born on November 15, 1980 (French)
Graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École des Hautes études commerciales (HEC), Charles Keller joined the Group in 2005 in the position of performance auditor at the Normandy refinery. In 2008, at the Grandpuits refinery, he was assigned the task of iproving energy efficiency and directing the site’s rehability plan. In 2010, he joined exploration-production and Yemen LNG as a Reliability Engineer, and was subsequently head of the Production Support Department in charge of plant optimization. During his job positions in refining, Charles Keller held positions on the Wirks Council of the two refineries and participated in the UES Upstream Central Works Council in the capacity of elected member, and subsequently as union representative. Since November 2012, Charles Keller has been an elected member representing shareholders on the Supervisory Board of the Colelctive Investment Fund ("FCPE") TOTAL ACTIONNAIRAIT FRANCE. He has also been a member of the Supervisory Board of the "FCPE’s" TOTAL DIVERSIFÉ À DOMINANTE ACTIONS, TOTAL ACTIONS EUROPÉENNES, and TOTAL ÉPARGNE SOLIDAIRE since 2011.
Born on February 26, 1954 (Swiss)
Holder of an MBA (with honors) from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, Ms. Kux joined McKinsey & Company in 1984 as a Management Consultant, where she was responsible for strategic assignments for international groups. After serving as manager for development of emerging markets at ABB and then at Nestlé between 1989 and 1999, she was appointed Executive Director of Ford in Europe from 1999 to 2003. In 2003, Ms. Kux became a member of the Management Committee of the Philips group and, starting in 2005, was in charge of sustainable development. Since 2008, she has been a member of the Management Board of Siemens AG. She is also responsible for sustainable development at the Group and is in charge of the Group’s supply chain.
Born on July 15, 1961 (Belgian)
Mr. Lamarche graduated in economic science from Louvain-La-Neuve University and the INSEAD business school (Advanced Management Program for Suez Group Executives). He also followed the Global Leadership Series course of training at the Wharton International Forum in 1998-99. He started his career in 1983 at Deloitte Haskins & Sells in Belgium, before becoming a consultant in mergersand acquisitions in Holland in 1987. In 1988, Mr. Lamarche joined Société Générale de Belgique as an investment manager andmanagement controller between 1989 and 1991, then as a consultant in strategic operations from 1992 to 1995. He joined Compagnie Financière de Suez as a project manager for the Chairman and Secretary of the Executive Committee (1995-1997), before taking part in the merger between Compagnie de Suez and Lyonnaise des Eaux, which became Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux (1997), and then being appointed as the acting Managing Director in charge of Planning, Management Control and Accounts. In 2000, Mr. Lamarche pursued his career in industry by joining NALCO (the American subsidiary of the Suez group and the world leader in the treatment of industrial water) as the Director and Chief Executive Officer. In March 2004, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance of the Suez group, before being appointed Senior Executive and Vice President in charge of Financeand member of the Management Committee and the Executive Committee of the GDF Suez group in July 2008. On April 12, 2011, Mr. Lamarche became a director on the Board of Directors of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL). He has been the acting Managing Director since January 2012. Mr. Lamarche is also a director of Legrand. In January 2012, he was also appointed by co-option as director of TOTAL S.A. for a one-year term. He is also a member of TOTAL S.A.’s Audit Committee and Strategic Committee. In April 2012, he was appointed as a non-voting member (censeur) of GDF Suez and in May 2012 as director of Lafarge for a four-year term.
Born on August 2, 1959 (French)
Chief Mining Engineer and a graduate of the École Normale Supérieure with a doctorate in physical sciences, Ms. Lauvergeon held various positions in industry before becoming Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the President of the Republic in 1990. She joined LazardFrères et Cie as Managing Partner in 1995. From 1997 to 1999,she was Executive Vice President and member of the Executive Committee of Alcatel, in charge of industrial partnerships and international affairs. Ms. Lauvergeon served as Chairperson of the Management Board of Areva from July 2001 to June 2011 and Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Areva NC (formerly Cogema) from June 1999 to June 2011.
Born on January 9, 1942 (French)
A graduate of the École Polytechnique and a General Engineer from France’s engineering school Corps des Mines, Mr. Mandil served as a Mining Engineer in the Lorraine and Bretagne regions. He then served as Project Manager at the Délégation de l’Aménagement du Territoire et de l’Action Régionale (City and Department planning- DATAR) and as Interdepartmental Head of Industry and Research and regional delegate of the Agence nationale de valorisation de la recherche (State technology transfer agency - ANVAR). From 1981 to 1982, he served as technical advisor on the staff of the Prime Minister, in charge of the industry, energy and research sectors. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer, then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Institut de Développement Industriel (Industry Development Institute - IDI) until 1988. He was Chief Executive Officer of the Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières (BRGM) from 1988 to 1990. From 1990 to 1998, Mr. Mandil served as Chief Executive Officer for Energy and Commodities at the French Industry Ministry and became France’s first representative to the Management Board of the International Energy Agency (IEA). He served as Chairman of the IEA from 1997 to 1998. In 1998, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Gaz de France and, in April 2000, Chairman of the Institut Français du Pétrole (French Institute for Oil). From 2003 to 2007, he was the Executive Director of the IEA. Mr. Mandil is also director of the Institut Veolia Environnement and of Schlumberger SBC Energy Institute.
Born on January 23, 1942 (French)
Honorary Inspector General of Finance, Mr. Pébereau held various positions in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, before serving, from 1982 to 1993, as Chief Executive Officer and then as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Commercial de France (CCF). He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BNP then BNP Paribas from 1993 to 2003, Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2003 to 2011, and is currently Honorary Chairman of BNP Paribas and Chairman of the BNP Paribas foundation. He is also a member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, member of the Executive Board of the Mouvement des entreprises de France, member of the Policy Board of the Institut de l’Entreprise, Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Institut Aspen, Chairman of the Governing Board of the Institut d’études politiques de Paris, and director of the ARC foundation.