Schlumberger names new chief operating officer

Oilfield services provider Schlumberger has appointed a new chief operating officer (COO) of the company.

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Schlumberger said on Friday that its board of directors appointed Olivier Le Peuch as the new COO of the company, effective immediately.

Reporting to chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard, Le Peuch will be responsible for the day-to-day management of all worldwide operations.

Previously, Le Peuch was executive vice president of reservoirs and infrastructure, responsible for the management of the Cameron product lines, including OneSubsea, as well as some of Schlumberger’s leading technology products lines, including Software Integrated Solutions and Schlumberger land rigs.

Regarding the appointment of the new CEO, Kibsgaard said: “Olivier’s track record, consisting of significant industry experience combined with technical and management roles within Schlumberger, gives me complete confidence in his ability to manage and grow all aspects of our operations. I look forward to working closely with Olivier.”

Before his most recent position, Le Peuch held a variety of global management positions, including president of the Cameron product lines, president of Schlumberger Completions, and VP of engineering, manufacturing and sustaining.

Earlier in his career, Le Peuch was GeoMarket manager for the North Sea, and president of Software Integrated Solutions.

Le Peuch began his career at Schlumberger in 1987 as an electrical engineer and spent his early career in custom software integration and development, and in high-temperature electronics development for wireline equipment.

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