SPIE Oil & Gas Services names new Managing Director

European provider of multi-technical services in the fields of energy and communications, SPIE Oil & Gas Services, has announced the appointment of Christophe Bernhard as Managing Director, succeeding Yves Compañy, who is leaving after 19 years within the Group.

Christophe Bernhart began his career in 1997 at CAMOM (Bouygues Offshore) before taking up the position of Head of the Maintenance Engineering Department at Saipem. In 2009, he joined SPIE Oil & Gas Services, where he held the positions of Technical Director (Congo) and Country Manager (Qatar). He has been Director of the Europe-Africa Business Unit since 2018. As Managing Director of SPIE Oil & Gas Services, he reports to Gauthier Louette, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SPIE, and joins the Group’s Executive Committee.

In his new position, Christophe Bernhart will pursue the subsidiary’s strategy and the objectives set for 2020: diversification of services, special monitoring of the development of bio-fuels, renewable and/or zero-carbon energies in the areas where SPIE Oil & Gas Services operates (Africa, the Middle East and Asia) and increasing the proportion of work on gas facilities in a spirit of environmental responsibility.