Executive officers

Douglas J. Pferdehirt

Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Douglas J. Pferdehirt is Chair and Chief Executive Officer of TechnipFMC. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of FMC Technologies and, prior to joining FMC Technologies in 2012, spent 26 years at Schlumberger Limited in a succession of executive leadership positions, including: Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Communications, President of Schlumberger’s Reservoir Production Group, Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications, President of North and South America Schlumberger, and Vice President of Oilfield Services U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Mr. Pferdehirt is on the board of directors of the American Heart Association, the American Petroleum Institute, and the Executive Woman in Energy Initiative. He is a member of the National Petroleum Council and on the board of trustees of the United Way of Greater Houston.

Alf Melin

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Alf Melin is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TechnipFMC. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Finance Operations, where he was responsible for global finance activities across all segments and had direct oversight of finance operations for the Subsea segment. Prior to this, Mr. Melin held multiple leadership positions in finance, treasury and operations, including as Senior Vice President, Surface Americas, and General Manager, Fluid Control.

A graduate of Lund University in Sweden with a Master of Science in Business Administration and Economics, Mr. Melin joined the Company in 1995 and served his first eight years with the Company in various global locations.

Victoria Lazar

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Victoria Lazar is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary for TechnipFMC, where she is responsible for legal, compliance and facilities management. She was most recently Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Bristow Group, responsible for legal, compliance and risk management.

Before joining Bristow, Victoria held various executive roles at General Electric, including general counsel of GE Oil & Gas - Drilling, Production and Surface and executive counsel for M&A at General Electric Corporate. She also held various executive and legal roles at Electronic Data Systems Corporation, including Legal Manager and Counsel – Corporate Acquisitions & Finance. She began her legal career at BakerBotts, specializing in capital markets, global commerce and M&A transactions.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Government from Cornell University and a doctor of jurisprudence degree from The Law School at the University of Chicago. She is on the Board and incoming President of the Texas General Counsel Forum and holds leadership positions in several organizations dedicated to the professional advancement of women including 2020WomenOnboards and The Fourth Floor.

Luana Duffé

Executive Vice President, New Energy

Luana Duffé is Executive Vice President, New Energy for TechnipFMC. She is responsible for driving the business’s diversification beyond oil and gas, and exploring opportunities created by the energy transition.

Ms. Duffé was previously Country Manager and Vice President Subsea Projects and Commercial – Brazil. She has built extensive experience across the business since joining Technip as an engineer in 2009, broadening her skills in positions including Vice President Subsea Strategy, Corporate Development Director, and Project Manager. Previously, Ms. Duffé worked for ExxonMobil in the midstream segment.

Ms. Duffé holds Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Ehime University in Matsuyama, Japan. She also holds a graduate degree in Civil Engineering from the Universidade Federal da Paraíba.

Nisha Rai

Executive Vice President, People & Culture

Nisha Rai is Executive Vice President, People & Culture for TechnipFMC, where she is responsible for employee development, engagement and inclusion, as well as driving the values, behaviours and foundational beliefs of TechnipFMC. Prior to joining TechnipFMC, Ms. Rai held a succession of senior leadership positions in People & Culture operations, most recently serving as Vice President & Global Head of HR at MRC Global Inc.

Before joining MRC Global Inc., Nisha held leadership roles in HR and Total Rewards at LyondellBasell Industries and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP. She began her career as a consultant at Ernst & Young LLP, where she worked on strategic HR projects in a variety of public and private organizations, including Fortune 500 multinationals.

Ms. Rai holds a Master’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Mumbai and a Master’s degree in Health Administration from the Ohio State University.

Justin Rounce

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

Justin Rounce is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of TechnipFMC. He is responsible for Research and Innovation, Product Engineering, Procurement and Sourcing, Manufacturing, Quality, Safety, Security, IT, and Digital. He is also responsible for Corporate Development, Mergers & Acquisitions and External Technology Engagement.

Prior to joining TechnipFMC he spent 31 years at Schlumberger Limited in a succession of executive leadership positions, including Vice President of Software Technologies, Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions and Senior Vice President, Marketing and Technology. He was also Chief Technology Officer for Cameron International prior to the acquisition by Schlumberger and President, Schlumberger Valves and Measurement.

Jonathan Landes

President, Subsea

Jonathan Landes is President of TechnipFMC’s Subsea business. Prior to being named President Subsea, Mr Landes assumed the global responsibility for all Commercial and Front-End Engineering activities for TechnipFMC’s Subsea business. Before that, he  was President North America for TechnipFMC Subsea.  

Prior to the 2017 merger of Technip and FMC Technologies, Mr Landes was General Manager, North America for FMC Technologies’ Subsea business, and held General Manager roles in FMC Technologies’ Fluid Control and Material Handling & Blending business units.

Jonathan holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, and BS and MS degrees in Agricultural Engineering from Purdue University.  

Thierry Conti

President, Surface Technologies

Thierry Conti is President of the Surface business at TechnipFMC. Prior to this position, he served as Senior Vice President, Commercial, Front-End Engineering and Strategy within the Subsea business.

Thierry has been with TechnipFMC since 2009 and has held multiple senior management positions within the Company, including Senior Vice President, Subsea Product Management and Head of the Genesis and Offshore EPC businesses operations for Americas.

Thierry holds a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and Finance from French grande école d’ingénieurs Centrale Nantes. Thierry is a French citizen.