Thierry Pilenko is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Technip. Before joining Technip in 2007, Thierry Pilenko was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Veritas DGC, a seismic services company based in Houston. While at Veritas DGC he successfully managed its merger with the Compagnie Générale de Géophysique.

Prior to this appointment, Thierry Pilenko held various management and executive positions with Schlumberger where he started in 1984 as a geologist. He held several international positions in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia before becoming President of Schlumberger GeoQuest in Houston and subsequently Managing Director of SchlumbergerSema in Paris until 2004.

Thierry Pilenko holds degrees from France’s Nancy School of Geology (1981) and the IFP School (1982).