Jérôme Schmitt started his career in Asia before joining the Group’s Finance Division in 1992. He was in charge of Finance Operations for Exploration & Production projects in Asia and North-Africa and then in South America. Mr. Schmitt continued his career in the Upstream gas sector. He was then in charge of gas projects business development for Middle East and Central Asia and thereafter in India, based in Mumbai.
In 2000, he was appointed to the Mergers & Acquisition Division in charge of Corporate M&A. He became Vice President Investor Relations in 2004. In 2009, Mr. Schmitt was appointed Group Treasurer and thereafter took the position of Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs for the Marketing & Services Branch. He was appointed Senior Vice President Sustainable Development & Environment in 2013. He is a Civil Mining Engineer (S.E.).