Chairman and CEO, Technip
Before joining Technip in 2007, Thierry Pilenko was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VERITAS DGC, a seismic services company based in Houston. There, he successfully managed the merger of VERITAS with the Compagnie Générale de Géophysique. Before that, he held various management and executive positions with Schlumberger, where he started in 1984 as a geologist. He held several international positions in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia before becoming President of Schlumberger Bequest in Houston and subsequently Managing Director of SchlumbergerSema in Paris until 2004. Mr. Pilenko holds degrees from France’s Nancy School of Geology (1981) and the IFP School (1982).