CGG Names New VP for Latin America

CGG has appointed a new VP, Regional Geomarket Director for Latin America as part of a global reorganization following its recent acquisition of Fugro Division on Jan. 31, 2013.

The new global reorganization is being implemented in order to offer our customers a broad geographic presence and a full spectrum of business lines in Geoscience. Business Development at CGG is structured into nine Regional Geomarkets, including the newly created Regional Geomarket for Latin America.

In this context, Luiz Braga was recently appointed VP, Latin America Regional Geomarket Director for CGG.

Active in the oil industry for over three decades, Luiz Braga holds a PhD. in Geophysics from Oregon State University, USA. He worked as a researcher at the National Observatory and held various technical and managerial positions with Petrobras, CGG and Fugro. Dr. Braga is a founding member of SBGf and has international experience in technical management and commercial activities in Integrated Geosciences.

Based in Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Braga will replace Patrick Postal as Geomarket Director for Brazil and Key Account Manager for Petrobras.

After four years in Brazil, Patrick Postal will take on new responsibilities at corporate level with CGG in France. In the coming months Luiz Braga and Patrick Postal will work closely together to ensure business continuity.


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