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 November 6, 2015 - 3:00 AM EST
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Yves-Louis Darricarrère to Serve as Senior Advisor to Lazard

Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) announced today that Yves-Louis Darricarrère, has been named a Senior Advisor to the firm, with a focus on financial advisory in the oil and gas sector. Mr. Darricarrère, based in Paris, formerly served as CEO of Total Upstream.

“Yves-Louis Darricarrère is one of the most respected executives in the oil and gas sector, having held senior positions at iconic companies in Europe, Australia, Egypt and Colombia,” said Matthieu Pigasse, Global Head of M&A and Sovereign Advisory of Lazard. “We look forward to leveraging his vast experience in his new role as a Senior Advisor to Lazard’s global oil and gas franchise.”

Yves-Louis Darricarrère has served in senior positions at Total since 2000, after the merger between Total, Elf and Petrofina. From 2003 until 2015, he served on the Group’s Executive Committee. He was CEO of Total Upstream, an entity that combined Total Exploration & Production and Total Gas & Power, from 2012 until the end of July 2015. He also was appointed as Chairman of the board of Total’s Corporate Foundation in January 2015, which he continues. From 2003 until 2012, Mr. Darricarrère was successively President of Total Gas & Power and President of Total Exploration & Production. He began his career at Elf Aquitaine in 1978 in the Mining Division in Australia and later in Exploration & Production in Egypt and Colombia.

Mr. Darricarrère is a Senior lecturer in Energy Geopolitics at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris. He is a graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines and the Institut d’Études Politiques, and holds a Master’s degree in economic science. He is a chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur (Knight of the French Legion of Honour).

About Lazard

Lazard, one of the world's preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 43 cities across 27 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America. With origins dating to 1848, the firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals. For more information on Lazard, please visit

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Source: Business Wire (November 6, 2015 - 3:00 AM EST)

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