Thierry Le Hénaff, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arkema, the members of the board of directors, the executive committee and all employees of Arkema, deeply saddened by the sudden death of Christophe de Margerie, extend their heartfelt condolences to his family, his friends, and all employees of the Total Group.
Thierry Le Hénaff stated: « We are all shocked by this very sad news. Within the Total Group, and since the creation of Arkema, I have always appreciated, over and above our business relationship, Christophe's considerable human qualities, loyalty, and attention to our development. We have lost a friend, an exceptional personality, and an outstanding French business leader. »