Total has appointed Mark Rose as the Director of its Major Business.
He will be responsible for sales to industrial and commercial (I&C) customers as well as the public sector.
Mr Rose was formerly the Director of Sales, Marketing and Technical Services at npower Business Solutions.
Total Gas & Power provides gas and electricity to more than 170,000 businesses in the UK.
Last week, Total announced it is buying Direct Energie in a deal worth €1.4 billion (£1.2bn).