Total makes senior management changes

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Jan. 31 -- Total SA has named Charles Mattenet senior vice-president Asia and Far East, a position formerly held by Michel Seguin, who has been promoted to senior vice-president, Americas.

Mattenet has served in various positions since joining the group's research and development department in 1973. He was a member of the group management committee; senior vice-president, strategy, business development, and research; North Sea division director; development manager; negotiator for international new ventures; operations manager in Cameroon; and production superintendent in Indonesia.

Seguin, who joined the group in 1972, has served as head of exploration and production development studies in Paris, general manager in China and in Egypt, and operations manager in Abu Dhabi and has worked in various positions in Indonesia.

Separately, Philippe Armand has been named general manager of Total E&P Indonesia, Jakarta. He has served as vice-president, Americas, director of refining in Germany and in Congo, and operations director in Great Britain and in Angola. Armand joined Total in 1972 in the negotiations and agreements department.

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