Total Promotes Contie and Festor

Total recently named Michel Contie its new senior vice president for Northern Europe. In addition, the French major tapped Roland Festor as the managing director of its UK subsidiary Total Exploration and Production. Both promotions are effective April 1.

Contie has held numerous operational and managerial positions in his three decades with Total. Most recently, was the managing director of Total Exploration and Prodution. He has also had assignments in Argentina and the UAE. In 2002, he served as president of the UK Oil Operators Association.

Festor, who joined Total in 1977,had assignments in France, Norway, the Netherlands, Angola, and Colombia before being named managing director of Total Exploration and Production Indonesia in 2001. He was the group country representative in Indonesia and member of the Board of the Indonesian Petroleum Association.