GTT, a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of LNG liquefied natural gas (LNG), announced that its board of directors met on October 14 and appointed Julien Burdeau as chief operating officer of the company, following the proposal of Philippe Berterottière, chairman of the board and CEO.
Burdeau joined GTT in 2013 as vice president, in charge of innovation, a position he will retain. He began his career with the French ministry for industry before he moved into the steelmaking sector in 2002. He gained 11 years of industry experience and held various operational responsibilities at Arcelor then ArcelorMittal and Aperam. From 2009 to 2013, he managed the Aperam group's alloys and specialties division. He is a graduate from the Ecole Normale Supérieure, holds a PhD in mathematics and is a Corps des Mines engineer.