People (January 2001)

This month sees moves to Foster Findlay, Seitel, CGG and Magic Earth.

John Ashbridge is moving from Granite Rock to take up the position of director of business development at Foster Findlay Associates. Susan Findlay is moving to a technology transfer role which will see FFA bringing more medical imaging technology to the oil & gas business.


Seitel has named Manuel Urquidi as senior VP of international operations. Urquidi was previously chairman of oilfield equipment co H.P.M.


Gerry Harrison has moved from his position as Chairman of Aker Geo, to join CGG as Executive VP of its Offshore Seismic Business Unit. Harrison was previously chairman of Horizon, Eagle Offshore.


Harrison replaces Christophe Pettenati-Auzière who is to become Senior Executive VP of Strategy, Control and Corporate Planning, including Corporate Marketing and Investor Relations. Auzière began his career with Schlumberger and spent fourteen years with Coflexip before joining CGG in 1996.


Charles Czajkowski has been appointed general manager of the newly formed UK unit of Magic Earth. Czajkowski was previously with Arco, Western Geophysical, Seiscom Delta and Landmark.

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