Laurent Vivier has been appointed president, gas, at Total SA, effective Aug. 1.
Vivier started his career at 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 positions as head of strategy for gas, power, and renewables.
In 2014, he was appointed vice-president, strategy and market analysis, for Total’s gas and power division.