Momar Nguer to succeed Total’s Philippe Boisseau as president of Marketing & Services

Total SA announced the appointment of Momar Nguer, currently senior vice president, Africa & Middle East, Marketing & Services, to president, Marketing & Services, and member of Total’s Executive Committee, effective April 15.

Philippe Sauquet, president, Refining & Chemicals, and a member of Total’s Executive Committee, was also appointed interim president for New Energies.

Philippe Boisseau, a member of the Total Executive Committee, and currently president, Marketing & Services, and president, New Energies, is leaving the Group.

“During his outstanding career at Total, Philippe Boisseau contributed significantly to the company’s growth,” commented Patrick Pouyanné, chairman and CEO of Total. “He was fully invested in all tasks assigned to him, especially as head of Marketing & Services, redefining its ambitions and delivering sterling performance. Philippe will also be remembered as the man who steered Total into solar energy. I wish him equal success in this new phase of his career.”

Nguer, 59, is a graduate of France’s ESSEC business school. He began his career in 1982 in Hewlett Packard France’s Finance Department. In 1984, Nguer joined Total, serving in various downstream positions. He was named vice president, Marketing at Total Sénégal in 1985 and appointed vice president, Retail Network & Consumers, of Total in Africa in 1991.

In 1995, Nguer became CEO of the marketing affiliate Total Cameroun and was subsequently named CEO of the marketing affiliate Total Kenya in 1997. In 2000, he was appointed executive vice president, Total East Africa & Indian Ocean, in Total’s Refining & Marketing business. From 2007 to 2011, he was vice president, Aviation Fuel at Total Refining & Marketing.

Nguer has been senior vice president, Africa and The Middle East at Total Marketing & Services since December 2011. He was appointed to the Group Performance Management Committee in January 2012, and chairman of the Group Diversity Council on August 1, 2015.