CGGVeritas: Mr. Daniel Valot To Sit On The Board Of Directors On Behalf Of The Fonds Strategique D’Investissement

Regulatory News:

CGGVeritas (Paris:GA) (NYSE:CGV) 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 ( 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 (ISIN: 0000120164) and the New York Stock Exchange (in the form of American Depositary Shares, NYSE: CGV).

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