CGG :Sophie Zurquiyah joins CGG as SEVP of its new Geology, Geophysics and Reservoir (GGR) Division

CGG :Sophie Zurquiyah joins CGG as SEVP of its new Geology, Geophysics and 
Reservoir (GGR) Division 
PARIS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 --  CGG announces today the
appointment of Sophie Zurquiyah as Senior Executive Vice President of
the Geology, Geophysics and Reservoir (GGR) Division. Sophie
CGG on February 5th and will be based in Houston, Texas. 
Sophie is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Paris and holds a
Master of Science in Numerical Analysis from the Pierre and Marie
Curie University (Paris
6), as well as a Master of Science in
Aerospace Engineering from the University
of Colorado. Having started
her career with Schlumberger in 1991 as a geophysics
engineer, Sophie
held a variety of positions in Engineering and Manufacturing in
France before moving to the United States to head a Schlumberger
Technology Center, which engineers and manufactures oilfield
equipment. Sophie transferred
to Operations in 2003, becoming General
Manager for the Schlumberger South Latin
America region, based in Rio
de Janeiro. 
After five years outside France, she took the position of Human
Resources Director for Oilfield Services at Schlumberger headquarters
in Paris. She then
became Chief Information Officer for Schlumberger
Limited between 2007 and 2009, when she was responsible for
Information Systems and IT services globally. 
In 2009 Sophie was appointed President of Schlumberger Data and
Consulting Services, based in Houston. In this capacity, she headed a
business supported by a large group of Petro-technical experts that
perform the interpretation of Schlumberger measurements as well as
provide sub-surface consulting services. In her last position, from
mid-2012 she was VP of Sustaining Engineering, in charge
of a global
organization supporting all Schlumberger commercial products
Jean-Georges Malcor, CEO, CGG, said: "Sophie has extensive experience
in the Oil Services industry, a strong international profile and
considerable knowledge of our business and its environment. The
addition of Sophie to our team will help
us to build the new GGR
division and move into the high-end integrated geology & geophysics
and reservoir characterization market. I would like to take this
opportunity to welcome Sophie to CGG and wish her the greatest
success in her
new position." 
About CGG 
CGG ( is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing
geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its
broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas
industry. Through its three complementary business divisions of
Equipment, Acquisition and Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR), CGG
brings value across all aspects of natural
resource exploration and
exploitation. CGG employs 10,000 people around the world, all with a
Passion for Geoscience
and working together to deliver the best
solutions to its customers. 
CGG is listed on the Euronext Paris SA
(ISIN: 0000120164) and the New York Stock
Exchange (in the form of
American Depositary Shares. NYSE: CGG). 
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