Chief Exec of Total oil company dies in a plane crash

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Chief Exec of Total oil company dies in a plane crash
21st October 2014
Sad news this morning for the oil company Total as we hear news of the chief executive of the company, Christophe de Margerie, has died.
He and three other crewmembers died when his private jet crashed in Moscow on a snowplow.
So far, details are still yet to be verified.  However Russian investigators says that the driver of the snowplow may have been drunk.
Christophe de Margerie was the chief executive of Europe's third largest oil company, Total, since 2007. He died at age 63.
The French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls paid tribute saying, "France is losing a great industry captain and a patriot."

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