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Gérard Descours - General Secretary of Elf Distribution, General Secretary of the Refining & Distribution division of Elf Aquitaine

Born on 27 November 1929 in Langeac (Haute-Loire). Boarding school Saint-Louis (Saint-Etienne), Lycée de Tournon (Drôme), Faculty of Law of Lyon, Institute of Political Studies of Lyon, National School of Administration. Civilian Controller in Tunisia (1954-1956). Secretary-General of the Société des pétroles d'Afrique équatoriale (SPAFE) from 1956 to 1960, then of the Société nationale des pétroles d'AlgérieTotal en AlgérieShow more (1962-1965). Managing Director of the Farsi Oil Company (1965-1966). Deputy General Secretary (1966), then General Secretary (1969) of Elf Union; Director of Elf FrancePays FranceShow more and Antar Pétroles de l'Atlantique. Chief Executive Officer of Sanders (1980), CEO of Sanders SA (1981-1990). Member of the Management Board of EMC (Entreprise minière et chimique) from 1983 to 1990. Associate Director of Société Financière de Services (1991).

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