Regulatory News: CGGVeritas (Paris:GA)(NYSE:CGV) announced today the appointment of Olivier Gouirand as Vice President Finance in the Strategy department headed by Stéphane-Paul Frydman, Senior Executive Vice President. He will report to Hovey Cox, Senior Vice President, Group Strategy. Olivier Gouirand, 32, was previously advisor to the French Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, in charge of State Shareholdings. About CGGVeritas CGGVeritas ( www.cggveritas.com ) is a leading international pure-play 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).