Serge Tchuruk was born in Marseilles, France in 1937. Mr. Tchuruk graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris. In 1966-1980 he grew up in executive positions with “MOBIL OIL CORP” (France, USA, and Netherlands). In 1981-2016 he held top positions in multinational corporations. In 1981 he has been the Managing Director of “RHONE POULENC” (chemicals, pharmaceuticals). In 1986 Serge Tchuruk was Chairman and CEO of “ORKEM” (petrochemicals). In 1990 he has been the Chairman and CEO of “TOTAL” (oil). In 1995-2006 Tchuruk was Chairman and CEO of “ALCATEL/ALSTOM” (telecoms engineering). Since 2006 Serge Tchuruk is the Chairman of the Board of “ALCATEL/LUCENT”.