President & CEO, Total E&P Americas
Mr. Michel Hourcard was named President and Chief Executive Officer of TOTAL E&P AMERICAS, LLC, Houston, Texas in June 2015. Prior to this assignment, effective January 1, 2015, Mr. Hourcard had served as Senior Vice President, Americas in the Exploration & Production Division of TOTAL S.A., Paris.
Mr. Hourcard has been a member of TOTAL’s Group’s Exploration & Production Management Committee since 2009 and a member of the Group’s Management Committee since 2011.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Hourcard was appointed in 2011 as Senior Vice President, Development in the Exploration & Production Division. In 2009, he served dual roles: Senior Vice President, Development & Operations Technology, Exploration & Production Division, Paris, and Senior Vice President, Scientific & Technical Center, Pau, France.
In 2005, prior to these assignments, Mr. Hourcard served as Vice President, Exploration & Production of the UAE‐Qatar Region, Middle East Division. He was appointed in 2001 as Vice President, Corporate Communications, TOTAL S.A.
Subsequent to the merger of TOTALFINAELF in 2000, Michel Hourcard assumed the position of Vice President, Exploration & Production Division, Iran. Between 1995 and 2000, Mr. Hourcard served as Vice President, Investor Relations for TOTAL.
Prior to that assignment, he was appointed Finance Manager, Chemicals Subsidiary, within the Finance Division of TOTAL in 1994, subsequent to his appointment as Manager, Drilling Laboratory in 1990.
He began his career with Total in 1982, as a drilling engineer. He graduated in 1980 from École Centrale in Paris, France.