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Chairman, Total Nigeria Plc


Mr. Torres is a finance graduate of the University of Lille. He obtained a Masters in finance from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Tours in France and a Master of Science in Management from the IÉSEG School of Management, Lille. He started his working career as an Analyst in the French Ministry for Economy and Finance. He joined the TotalEnergies in 1992 as a Financial Controller in the Combustible Fuels Division of Elf Antar France. In 1993 he moved to Elf Raffinage Distribution as Treasurer in charge of the African affiliates. In 1995 he was the Sales and Marketing Manager for Elf Oil Zaire and went on to hold a similar position in Senegal in 1997.

Thereafter in 1999 he was appointed General Manager of TotalFinaElf Gambia. In 2001, he was appointed Managing Director of  TotalEnergies Togo and Total Benin and in 2004, Managing Director of Fina Congo. In 2007 he was appointed Strategy and M&A Senior Project Manager, Strategy & Development Division, TotalEnergies Marketing, Paris.

In 2011 he was appointed General Manager Retail and Fuel Cards of TotalEnergies Germany. In 2014 Mr. Torres became the Executive Vice-President North & Central America of TotalEnergies Marketing & Services, Americas Division.

He was appointed Managing Director of TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc in 2016, Vice President East & Central Africa TotalEnergies Marketing & Services in 2018, Executive Vice President Mediterranean & Indian Ocean TotalEnergies Marketing & Services in 2021 and in 2021 he was appointed Senior Vice President Africa Middle/East and a director of TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc. He is the Chairman of the Board.