The company is separating manufacturing from supply and marketing while retaining an integrated structure. The new assignments:
• Michel Benezit becomes special advisor to the chairman and chief executive officer.
• Patrick Pouyanne becomes president of chemicals and a member of the executive committee. He eventually will be president of the new refining and chemicals business.
• Philippe Boisseau becomes president of refining and marketing and a member of the executive committee. He will be president of the new supply and marketing business.
• Yves-Louis Darricarrere, president of exploration and production and a member of the executive committee, also becomes president of gas and power, leading a review of future organization of Total’s gas and alternative energies activities.
Francois Cornelis, president of chemicals and vice chairman of the executive committee, is stepping down from operational responsibilities.