Loïk Le Floch-Prigent

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Loïk Le Floch-Prigent (1999)

Loik Le Floch-Prigent (born September 21, 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 Lome.[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, United Kingdom: BBC News, 2012, retrieved 20 September 2012