Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has appointed Philippe Charleux, Senior Vice President of Total Marketing Services S.A.S. (TMS), a subsidiary of Total S.A. to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Charleux will replace Total executive Momar Nguer, President of TMS, who is stepping down, and join Philippe Montantême, Senior Vice President, Strategy Marketing Research at TMS, who already serves on Clean Energy’s board.
“Clean Energy is fortunate to have the talent, expertise and energy that our directors from our partner Total bring to the table,” said Clean Energy’s Board Chairman Stephen Scully. “I am confident that like his colleagues, Philippe is going to make an important and positive impact on our company, and we welcome his contribution.”
“Total supports Clean Energy’s vision of promoting a clean and renewable fuel alternative for fleet vehicles in the transportation industry,” said Charleux. “I look forward to working with my fellow Clean Energy board members and its executive management team to deepen the relationship so that we can leverage the strengths of our two companies to grow the natural gas fueling market.”
Charleux, 58, is Senior Vice President Lubricants and Specialties at TMS and is also a member of Total’s Group Performance Management Committee. He joined Total in 1986 as a research engineer, and has held many positions, including engineering, product quality, sales, strategy, and executive leadership roles such as General Manager, before being appointed Vice President. He holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering from the Ècole Supérieure de Chimie Physique Électronique de Lyon.