France’s GTT appoints deputy CEO

French liquefied natural gas containment specialist GTT has appointed Eric Dehouck as deputy chief executive officer.

Courtesy of GTT

Dehouck will support the acceleration of GTT’s development and will assist Philippe Berterottière in his responsibilities as chairman and CEO of GTT, the company said in a statement.

Dehouck brings to GTT his experience in management, in international business development, as an investor in technology and service companies, and as a head of research and innovation for a global group.

Aged 43, Dehouck is a graduate from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers and from HEC-Entrepreneurs.

He is also a national IHEDN (French Institute for Higher National Defence) auditor.

He began his career with the Suez Group holding operational and then executive positions in several group entities, especially in international business in the water treatment technologies, and more specifically membrane area.

In 2016, he was promoted vice president and head of research and innovation of Suez Group.

Philippe Berterottière said in the statement that Dehouck’s expertise and extensive experience would enrich and strengthen GTT’s capabilities and ambitions to face the challenges of the LNG shipping market and LNG as a marine fuel.

“He will also have a leading role in the evolution of GTT’s research and innovation strategy”, Berterottière said.