Loïk Le Floch-Prigent

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Loïk Le Floch-Prigent
Loïk Le Floch-Prigent in 1999
Born (1943-09-21) 21 September 1943 (age 80)
EducationGrenoble Institute of Technology
Known forCEO of Elf Aquitaine and SNCF

Loik Le Floch-Prigent (born 21 September 1943 in Brest) is a French engineer and manager. He was CEO of Elf Aquitaine between July 1989 and 1993, then president of SNCF from December 1995 to July 1996, when he was indicted in connection with the Elf affair .[1] He is the nephew of the poet Maodez Glanndour.

He was charged in September 2012 with being an accessory to fraud whilst in Togo after a complaint from an Emirati businessman, was filed claiming that he had been manipulated out of $48 million.[2] He was extradited to Ivory Coast and appeared before a judge where he was questioned for three hours in Lomé.[2]


  1. ^ Schofield, Hugh (24 April 2003). "Elf trial reveals moral vacuum". BBC News. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Ex-Elf boss Loik Le Floch-Prigent on Togo fraud charge", BBC News, United Kingdom, 2012, retrieved 20 September 2012