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Fugro appoints Céline Gerson as Group Director Americas

Fugro’s Board of Management has appointed Céline Gerson as Group Director for the Americas region. Céline will join Fugro on 6 December and will take responsibility for the region as from 1 January 2022.

02 Dec 2021
Leidschendam, Netherlands

With over 25 years’ experience, Céline has a proven record of successfully growing complex technical businesses across various industries. In her most recent role, Céline served as Vice President, Global Account Director for Schlumberger, Ltd., where she formulated global strategy and alignment with a key strategic client. She was particularly focused on energy transition, sustainability, and digital transformation. Prior to that, she was President of Schlumberger Canada. In this role, she directed operations and steered strategic positioning and profitable growth of all product lines in the region.

Along with being a Harvard Business School Alumna, Céline holds a Bachelor’s degree from the European University of Brussels and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston. 

Mark Heine, CEO of Fugro: "We are pleased to welcome Céline to Fugro. She has extensive experience managing complex technical businesses in a wide variety of market segments. Her success at Schlumberger and Cameron reflects her exemplary technical and leadership skills, and with Céline in the seat, I am confident the Americas region will be well positioned for the future."

Céline Gerson: "I am delighted to join the Fugro team and to contribute to Fugro’s growth and look forward to having an active role in transforming the global energy sector.  What I am most excited about is to team-up with Fugro people, known for their deep expertise, and to strengthen our brand and footprint in the Americas."

Céline succeeds Edward Saade who will retire from Fugro following a tenure of over 23 years.

For more information


Edward Legierse

+31 (0) 70 31 11147


Catrien van Buttingha Wichers

+31 (0) 70 31 15335


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