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Total confirms death of CEO Christophe de Margerie

/ 10:34 AM October 21, 2014
Total CEO Christophe de Margerie. AFP FILE PHOTO

Total CEO Christophe de Margerie. AFP FILE PHOTO

PARIS — French oil giant Total confirmed Tuesday that its CEO Christophe de Margerie had been killed in a plane crash at a Moscow airport.

In a statement, Total said:

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“The Total Group confirms with great and profound sadness that its CEO Christophe de Margerie died last night shortly after 10pm (Paris time) in an air crash at Vnukovo airport in Moscow following a collision with a snow removing machine”, adding that the accident had left a total of five dead.

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