Technip Energies Announces Appointments to its Executive Committee
Technip Energies Announces Appointments to its Executive Committee.
Technip Energies, a leading Engineering & Technology company for the energy transition, announces the following Executive Committee appointments:
Chief Digital and Information Officer
Naïla Giovanni, has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO), to accelerate Technip Energies’ digital transformation. Based in Paris, she joins the Executive Committee.
Naïla Giovanni brings over 25 years of business transformation experience, both in consulting and industry sectors. She began her career as Internal Auditor in 1995 and joined the consulting industry at Oracle in 1998, where she worked on ERP implementations. She then joined Arthur Andersen (now BearingPoint) in 2001, working on digital, organizational, strategic transformation and M&A plans for industrial groups. In 2013, Naïla Giovanni joined the Vallourec Group, first as the Director of Internal Audit, then as Chief Transformation Officer (2017) and as Chief Digital & Information Officer (2020), overseeing the company’s digital and IT transformation program. She is graduated with a master’s degree in Accounting and Financial Sciences and Techniques in 1993, a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance in 1997, later completed with an Executive Program at Yale School of Management in 2009.
Chief Business Officer
Technip Energies also announces the appointment of Marco Villa, previously Chief Operating Officer, to the new position of Chief Business Officer within the Executive Committee. The role will provide commercial and project execution leadership across all businesses, in both traditional and new markets.
Graduated in 1987 from Sapienza University of Rome in Economics and Business, with a professional background in Finance, Marco Villa spent most of his career in Technip where he served in many leadership positions until 2017, including as President Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa, Regional President and Chief Executive Officer, Regional Chief Financial Officer and Export & Project Finance Manager of Technip Italy. In 2017, Marco Villa was named President Onshore Offshore EMEA of TechnipFMC and became responsible a year later for the operations worldwide as President Operations Onshore Offshore. In 2021, he became Chief Operating Officer of Technip Energies. He also worked as a finance specialist for Finmeccanica, an Italian multinational company specializing in aerospace, defense and security, and as the Head of the Finance and Risk Management Division of Telespazio (Telecom Italia Group), a European spaceflight services company.
Chief Operating Officer
Loïc Chapuis is appointed as Chief Operating Officer, joining the Executive Committee.
Drawing on more than 15 years with Technip Energies, Loïc Chapuis will oversee upholding operational excellence, developing talents and leading the evolution of the Company’s operating model and ways of working. He was previously Senior Vice President for the Gas and Low Carbon Energies Business Line.
Graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and HEC Paris, Loïc Chapuis began his career in 2005 as a McKinsey & Company consultant in Paris, in the steel industry. In 2006, he joined Technip Energies as a Strategy Group Analyst and then became, in 2007, a Sales Manager in Paris and then in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, developing commercial strategy and negotiating contracts for Floating Liquified Natural Gas matters. From 2012 to 2015, Loïc Chapuis operated as a Project Control and Compliance Manager in Malaysia. In 2015, he became Deputy COO for Onshore Offshore Operations in Technip European centres’ execution. Between 2016 and 2020, he oversaw, as Project Director, key joint ventures.
Following these appointments, the Executive Committee is comprised of 11 members with a shared commitment to meeting the energy trilemma challenge of affordability, availability and sustainability, while accelerating the net-zero journey, in close contact with the Company’s customers and markets:
Arnaud Pieton, Chief Executive Officer
Christophe Bélorgeot, Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs
Wei Cai, Chief Technology Officer
Magali Castano, Chief People Officer
Loïc Chapuis, Chief Operating Officer
Naïla Giovanni, Chief Digital & Information Officer
Samir Karoum, Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer
Michael McGuinty, Chief Legal Officer
Alain Poincheval, Chief Operating Officer of Reju
Bruno Vibert, Chief Financial Officer
Marco Villa, Chief Business Officer