Total has appointed Stéphane Michel as president gas, renewables and power (GRP). Mr Michel also becomes a member of the company’s executive committee
Mr Michel was formerly senior vice president Middle East and North Africa, exploration and production, a role he held since 2014. Before that, he was managing director of Total E&P Qatar and Total E&P Libya.
Mr Michel joined Total in 2005, working in downstream Asia, based in Singapore. He is a graduate of École Polytechnique and École des Mines de Paris and served as energy advisor to the French Finance Minister from 2002 to 2004. He is taking over the role from Philippe Sauquet, who has retired.
Total chairman and chief executive Patrick Pouyanné said, “The GRP segment has a key role to play in growth, value creation and the transformation of Total into a broad energy company. “We are pleased to welcome Mr Michel to the executive committee.
“I would also like to thank Philippe Sauquet for his 30 years at Total, and the major role he has played since 2016 in the creation and sustained development of the GRP segment.”
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