French utility and LNG player Engie, on Monday said it has named Sébastien Arbola as CEO of the Middle East, South & Central Asia and Turkey (MESCAT) business unit, effective September 2016.
Arbola replaces Guy Richelle, who assumed these responsibilities on an interim basis, in addition to his role as Engie business development oversight director, the company said in a statement.
With Engie since 2006, Arbola has served as a senior finance officer in the merger and acquisitions team in Paris where he was in particular in charge of the Suez – Gaz de France merger execution team.
In 2012, he became M&A Group director for GDF Suez. Since 2013, he has been CFO and senior vice president of Suez Environnement Asia, in charge of finance, tax, legal, internal control, IT & procurement for the business unit.
Engie’s operation in the MESCAT region includes LNG import and facility management services as well as large-scale power generation, gas retail and distribution.