David Tournadre is a graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Gestion de Paris.
He began his career in 1991 at Schlumberger, where he held a number of human resources positions in France, Scotland, Angola and Russia.
In 2003, he was appointed Executive VP, Human Resources for the Schlumberger group in New York.
During his time at Schlumberger, he also gained wide-ranging operational experience, first as Operations Director at Wireline for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador (2001–03), then as CEO of Schlumberger Indonesia (2006–09).
In 2009, he became Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Communication at FCI, a company specialised in electronic and electrical interconnect systems.
David Tournadre is the Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources and member of the Executive Committee with effect from 24 June 2013.