Total to continue moving forward after death of its CEO
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.21
France's Total Oil Concern will continue moving forward after the death of its CEO Christophe de Margerie, RIA Novosti quoted the company's Secretary General Jean-Jacques Guilbaud as saying on Oct.21.
"A group has been created to ensure a proper and continuous management in order to adequately respond in this tragic situation," Agence France-Presse quoted Guilbaud as saying.
Christophe de Margerie was killed during the take off from Moscow's Vnukovo-3 airport on the night of Oct.21.
His plane crashed into the snow removal vehicle run by a drunk driver, according to preliminary data, Russian investigative committee said.
Three crew members were killed together with de Margerie.
Russian investigative committee said the accident happened because of a mistake by the air traffic control and the actions of the snowplow driver. Bad weather conditions and the possibility of a mistake by the pilot are also considered. A criminal investigation has been launched.
Translated by LZ
Edited by SI