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Jean-Georges Malcor, CEO of CGG

Jean-Georges Malcor is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris. He also holds a Master of Sciences degree from Stanford University, and a Doctorat from Ecole des Mines. He began his career at the Thales group as an acoustic engineer in the Underwater Activities Division. He then moved to the Sydney-based Thomson Sintra Pacific Australia, becoming Managing Director of the company in 1990. Back in France, Jean-Georges became Director of Marketing and Communications (1991), then Director, Foreign Operations of Thomson Sintra Activités Sous-Marines (1993). In 1996, he was appointed Managing Director of Thomson Marconi Sonar Australia. 

In 1999 he became Managing Director of Australian Defense Industry. In 2002, he became Senior Vice President, International Operations of Thales International. From 2004 to 2009, he was Senior Vice President in charge of the Naval Division and then of the Aerospace Division. In June 2009, he was appointed Senior Vice President, Continental Europe, Turkey, Russia, Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin America. 

Mr Malcor joined CGGVeritas in January 2010 as President. Since June 2010, he is the CEO of CGG. In April 2014, CGG's Board of Directors renewed for a period of three years Mr Malcor as Chief Executive Officer.

He is also member of the Audit Committee and of the Supervisory Board of STMicroelectronics (listed on the Euronext Paris NYSE et Borsa Italiana), member of the Supervisory Board of Fives SA, Chairman of Universcience Partenaires (ex-Fondation Villette Entreprises) and Chairman of
Association des Centraliens.