Total Appoints Francois Le-Cocq Deputy Managing Director For Port Harcourt



Total E&P Nigeria Limited has appointed Mr. Francois Le-Cocq as the Deputy Managing Director, Port Harcourt District.

According to the oil giant the appointment takes effect from September 6, 2016.

Le-Cocq succeeds Mr. Nicolas Brunet, who has been assigned to other functions within the Total Group.

As Deputy Managing Director, Port Harcourt District, Mr. Le-Cocq will oversee the company’s Joint Venture activities, onshore and offshore.

Le-Cocq is a 1987 Engineering Graduate of École Centrale de Lyon in France and he also has a Post Graduate Degree in Petroleum Engineering from École Nationale Supérieure du Pétroleet des Moteurs (1988).

He began his career in Total in 1990 in the Scientific & Technical Research Center in Pau, France.

He has held key technical and management positions in various Total subsidiaries around the world.

He was Head of the Planning Department, Total E&P Thailand, Manager, Business Development, Total E&P Qatar, Project Director, New Ventures & Assets Management Division, Total Head Office, Paris, Executive General Manager, Eastern Deepwater Assets, Total E&P Nigeria and Vice President Nigeria, Total Head Office, Paris.

Le-Cocq returns to Nigeria with a wealth of experience spanning over 26 years in the oil and gas industry.

Prior to his present appointment, he was the Managing Director of Total E&P Yemen, where he was also the Group Representative in that country.