Christophe Pettenati-Auzière, Vice Chairman, born 1952, is a retired former Oil Services Senior Executive.
Until 2008 he was President of CGG Veritas Services in Paris. Mr Pettenati-Auzière joined CGG in 1996, and has held several senior management positions in the group. Before joining CGG, Mr Pettenati-Auzière worked with Coflexip for 14 years, where his latest position was as Corporate Vice President, International and Industrial Operations. Before Coflexip, Mr Pettenati-Auzière also worked for Exxon and Schlumberger.
Mr Pettenati-Auzière holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France, and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. Mr Pettenati-Auzière lives in Paris.
Mr Pettenati-Auzière is independent from the Company’s management, major shareholders and principal business associates.