Mr. Daniel Valot to Sit on the Board of Directors on behalf of the Fonds Strategique d’Investissement

Paris, France – November 15th, 2012

CGGVeritas announced today, at the proposal of FSI (Fonds Strategique d’Investissement) and the approval of CGGVeritas' Board, that Mr. Daniel Valot will sit on the CGGVeritas Board of Directors on behalf of the FSI and replace Mr Denis Ranque.

Mr. Daniel Valot became a director of CGGVeritas on March 14, 2001.

About CGGVeritas:

CGGVeritas ( is a leading international geophysical company delivering a wide range of technologies, services and equipment through Sercel, to its broad base of customers mainly throughout the global oil and gas industry.

CGGVeritas is listed on the Euronext Paris SA (ISIN: 0000120164) and the New York Stock Exchange (in the form of American Depositary Shares. NYSE: CGV.

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