Total SA has appointed Mike Sangster as senior vice president of investor relations, effective March 1. He succeeds Martin Deffontaines, who has been appointed as Exploration & Production senior vice president of strategy, business development, and research and development.
Prior to joining the Investor Relations team, Mike Sangster served as managing director of Total E&P Australia since 2010. He has held a variety of positions in Exploration & Production within Total since 1995. Before his role in Australia, Sangster was president and general manager of Total’s Upstream subsidiary in Thailand. Other roles have included vice president of economics, strategy, and planning; vice president of business development and strategy for Total E&P USA, and senior international negotiator.
Before joining Total, Sangster qualified as an electrical engineer at the University of Aberdeen and was corporate development manager for Scottish Power plc.