Laurent Vivier has been appointed president of Total’s Gas division, effective Aug. 1.
Vivier began his career within Total in 1996. He held successive positions in the Group’s trading offices in Paris, Geneva, London, and Houston. He was responsible for the trading activities in LPG and then in natural gas for the European Continent and North America. He moved back to Paris in 2011, where he held various roles as head of strategy for gas, power, and renewable energies. In 2014, he was appointed vice president of strategy and market analysis for Total’s Gas & Power division.
Vivier graduated from the EDHEC School of Business in France, and then obtained a Master of Science degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science.