Brice Bouffard (45) most recently worked at Weatherford, a large US based multinational oilfield services company, where he held positions first as Global Vice President Petroleum Consulting and later as Global Vice President Wireline and Testing, a large business with activities in more than 50 countries. Prior to Weatherford, he was Vice President Sales and Marketing at Spectraseis, a company specialised in cutting-edge innovations for seismic monitoring and data processing. He spent the first 13 years of his career at Schlumberger in a range of technical, IT and commercial positions in various countries, mostly within Schlumberger Information Solutions where he was among others responsible for the Information Management global business. His last position at Schlumberger was Continental Europe Sales and Marketing Director. Mr. Bouffard holds master degrees in physics and geophysics. He has the French nationality and has worked in France, Nigeria, Romania, Switzerland, South America, UK and USA.
In the Board of Management, he will take responsibility for the onshore geotechnical activities, to be complemented later this year with the geospatial activities.
Paul van Riel, CEO, commented: "It is our strategic ambition to expand our onshore geotechnical and geospatial business and I am very pleased that Brice is joining Fugro to lead this effort. With his extensive international experience in our industry, strong operational, commercial and entrepreneurial management skills and broad experience in information technology, Brice is highly qualified to support the strategic development of Fugro. I look forward to his contribution and the ideas he will bring to further enhance and grow the company."