CGG announces the appointment of Yuri Baidoukov as Group CFO, effective September 1, 2018. Yuri Baidoukov brings 25 years of international Oil and Gas industry experience to CGG. He will be based in Paris and report to the Chief Executive Officer, Sophie Zurquiyah.
“I am very pleased that Yuri has agreed to join CGG and look forward to having him on the executive team,” said Sophie Zurquiyah. “Yuri’s extensive background in corporate finance, management and strategy as well as his deep knowledge of the industry will greatly contribute to the success of CGG.”
Yuri Baidoukov is at the present time Group CFO at OiLSERV Group, a leading Middle East and North Africa Oilfield Services company. Prior to this, he was CFO of Maersk Oil US, and Group CFO of Integra Group, a leading CIS Oilfield Services company, listed on the London Stock Exchange. Yuri Baidoukov spent 10 years of his career at Schlumberger in leading finance positions at corporate and regional levels, and is recognized for his leadership, professional and technical skills.
Yuri Baidoukov holds an MBA degree from TRIUM Global Executive MBA, a joint program of NYU Stern School of Business, LSE and HEC Paris. He also holds a Master of Science (Honors), Economics degree from the Russian Peoples’ Friendship University, and is an affiliate member of the American Institute of CPAs.