Oil and gas: Total appoints new Senior Vice-President, General Counsel

Source:Total SA

Maarten Scholten has been appointed Senior Vice-President, General Counsel of Total, succeeding Peter Herbel. Effective January 1, 2014, Maarten Scholten is appointed Senior Vice-President, General Counsel of Total. He succeeds to Peter Herbel. Maarten Scholten will report to Christophe de Margerie, Chairman and CEO of Total.

Mr. Scholten joins Total’s Management committee.

Maarten Scholten has almost 30 years of extensive legal and financial experience from the oil industry.

During his 20 years career at Schlumberger, Mr. Scholten served in Senior and Executive positions as Director of Legal Service, Head of Finance, President Schlumberger Oilfield Services ECA (Europe, Africa and CIS), and Director Mergers & Acquisitions/Business Development.

Mr. Scholten holds a Master of Science in politics from the University of Paris (Sorbonne) and a JD Commercial Law from the University of Amsterdam. He is a Dutch citizen.

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