1st September, 2021
By Solomon Asowata/Lagos
Total Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Dr Samba Seye as the new Managing Director.
His appointment takes effect from today 1 September, according to Country Communications Manager, Mr Charles Ebereonwu..
Seye replaces Mr Imrane Barry who has been reassigned to TotalEnergies, SE Headquarters in Paris.
The new CEO holds a doctorate in fluid mechanics from the University of Sciences and Techniques of Lille, France, where he worked as an assistant lecturer from 1990 until 1993.
“He joined Shell, working in various capacities, before joining Total Marketing and Services in 2014 as a Project Manager in the Strategy Department.
“In 2015, he was appointed Deputy Executive Vice-President, West Africa, a position he held until his appointment as Vice- President Specialties/General Trade Total MS /Africa, in 2016.
“Thereafter, he was appointed Executive Vice-President West Africa, Total MS /Africa, in 2017.
He has been a member of the TotalEnergies SE Ethics Committee since 2019, ” the statement said.