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  • Total board to consider split of CEO/Chairman roles: Les Echos

    PARIS (Reuters) - The board of French oil group Total will meet on Wednesday to consider splitting the chairman and chief executive roles previously held by Christophe de Margerie, who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday, Les Echos newspaper reported.
  • Total names refining boss to replace de Margerie

    PARIS (Reuters) - French oil company Total has appointed refining boss Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive to succeed Christophe de Margerie who was killed in a plane crash in Moscow this week. Pouyanne, 51, head of refining, had been considered as...

    Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'

    Expert: Pilot in Palos plane crash may have been suffering 'spatial disorientation'
    The National Transportation Safety Board issued a preliminary report on the plane crash in Palos Hills that killed three Kansas doctors, but officials said it may take a year or more before air safety investigators determine the cause of the accident....

    Total’s 'Big Mustache'- bon vivant, deal-maker and risk-taker

    PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil and gas giant Total who died when his jet crashed in Moscow, was a gregarious bon vivant with a passion for risk-taking and deal-making. Known as "The Big Mustache" for his bushy, gray...

    Criminal probe ordered in Russian crash that killed Total CEO

    Russian investigators have opened a criminal probe into the fiery crash that killed Total SA chief executive Christophe de Margerie and the three French crewmen piloting his private jet out of a Moscow airport, officials announced on Tuesday. A...