Paris - Laurent Vivier is appointed President Gas at Total, responsible for the Gas division. He reports to the Chief Executive Officer.This appointment is effective from August 1, 2015. Laurent Vivier started his career within Total in 1996. He held successive positions in the Group’s trading offices in Paris, Geneva, London and Houston. He was responsible for the trading activities in LPG and then in natural gas for the European Continent and North America. He moved back to Paris in 2011 where he held various positions as head of strategy for gas, power and renewable energies. In 2014 he was appointed Vice President Strategy and Market Analysis for the Gas & Power division of Total. Born in 1970, he graduated in France at the EDHEC School of Business, and then obtained an MSc at the London School of Economics and Political Science.