(MENAFN Press) Effective January 1, 2014, Stphane Michel is appointed President Middle East, Exploration & Production Division at Total. He will report to Arnaud Breuillac, President, Exploration & Production at Total.
Stphane Michel has been the Managing Director of Total E&P Qatar since mid-2011.
Previously he held the position of Managing Director of Total E&P Libye after being responsible for Total E&P Qatar Joint Venture and Business Development from 2008 to 2010.
Stphane Michel entered the Total Group in 2005 as Business Development Manager for Total Dowstream Asia, based in Singapore, after having served as Energy Advisor to the French Finance Minister between 2002 and 2004.
A graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1994) and Ecole des Mines de Paris (1997), Stphane Michel is an Engineer of the Corps des Mines.
Born in 1973, Stphane Michel is married and has three children.
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