The Board of Directors of TotalEnergies Marketing Directors Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Jean-Philippe Torres as the chairman of the company.
This is contained in a notice posted on the website of the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd. signed by the Company Secretary/Executive General Manager, Bunmi Popoola-Mordi, on Wednesday in Lagos.
The statement said the appointment was effective Nov. 25.
It said Torres started his working career as an analyst in the French Ministry for Economy and Finance.
He joined the Total Group in 1992 as a Financial Controller in the Combustible Fuels Division of Elf Antar France.
“In 1993, he moved to Elf Raffinage Distribution, as Treasurer in charge of the African affiliates.
“In 1995, he was the Sales and Marketing Manager for Elf Oil Zaire, and went on to hold a similar position in Senegal in 1997.
“In 2001, Torres was appointed Managing Director of Total Togo and Total Benin and in 2004, Managing Director of Fina Congo. In 2007, he was appointed Strategy and M&A Senior Project Manager, Total Raffinage Marketing, Paris.
“In 2011, he was appointed General Manager Retail and Fuel Cards of Total Germany,” said the statement.
It added that Torres became the Executive Vice-President North & Central America of Total Marketing & Services, Americas Division in 2014, was appointed Managing Director of Total Nigeria Plc in 2016 and left the Board in 2018 when he was appointed the Vice President East & Central Africa.
He became the Executive Vice President Mediterranean & Indian Ocean in September 2021 and Senior Vice President Africa TotalEnergies Marketing & Services in November 2021.