Mr. Patrick Pouyanné is a graduate of École Polytechnique and a Chief Engineer of France’s Corps des Mines. Between 1989 and 1996, he held various administrative positions in the Ministry of Industry and other cabinet positions (technical advisor to the Prime Minister in the fields of the Environment and Industry – Édouard Balladur – from 1993 to 1995, Chief of Staff for the Minister for Information and Aerospace Technologies – François Fillon – from 1995 to 1996). In January 1997 he joined Total in Angola followed by Qatar in 1999. In August 2002, he was appointed President, Finance, Economy and IT for Exploration & Production. In January 2006, he became President, Strategy, Growth and Research and was appointed a member of the Group’s Management Committee in May 2006. In March 2011, Mr. Patrick Pouyanné was appointed Vice-president, Chemicals, and Vice-President, Petrochemicals. In January 2012, he became Chief Executive Officer, Refining & Chemicals and a member of the Group’s Executive Committee.
On October 22, 2014, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of TOTAL S.A. and President of the Group’s Executive Committee. TOTAL’s Board of Directors appointed him as its Chairman from December 19, 2015. Mr. Pouyanné’s term of office was renewed by the Shareholders’ Meeting of June 1, 2018 for a period of three years and the Board of Directors confirmed him in his duties of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer for the same period.
Mr. Pouyanné has been a director of Capgemini SE since May 10, 2017 and a member of the Strategy & CSR Committee since September 1, 2017.
He brings to the Board of Directors of Capgemini SE his expertise in macroeconomic and geopolitical issues and his experience in managing a leading international energy group, a sector where new technologies play an essential role.
Mr. Patrick Pouyanné has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TOTAL SE since December 2015. He has been a director of TOTAL SE since May 2015 and is Chairman of the Strategy & CSR Committee.