Cockett expands commercial team with 19 hires

Staff added in Athens, Dubai, Istanbul, London, Mumbai, Palm Beach, Rotterdam and Singapore.

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Updated on 20 Feb 2018 18:11 GMT

Cockett Group has expanded its commercial team in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia with the appointment of 19 members of staff.

A list of the new hires has been provided below.

Athens, Greece: Spiros Stamou

Dubai, UAE - Jonalyn Diaz, Ahmad Waqar, Emad Alrifai, Aleksandra Bumbu, Katerina Dontu, Amyn Haider, Anish Polson

Istanbul, Turkey: Derya Senturk

London, UK: Nicholas Hughes

Mumbai, India: Deepak Jadhav, Bhavin Sanghavi, Ronny Theroth

Palm Beach, US: Sergi Calls-Molinero

Rotterdam, Netherlands: Gordon van de Brugge, Richard Wagenaar

Singapore: Kua Soon Hao (Daniel), Lim Wee Guan (Mike), Lee Kok Siang (James)

Cem Saral, Group Chief Executive Officer for Cockett Group, commented: "We are delighted to add further talent to our professional team globally and continue to strengthen our customer offering."

Cockett is owned by Vitol Group (50%) and Grindrod Limited (50%). Headquartered in Dubai, it operates globally from 15 offices and claims to trade in excess of 7 million metric tonnes per annum.