Geneva, 23rd May, 2018 – Trafigura Group Pte Ltd., a market leader in the global commodities industry, today announced the appointment of Jonas Moberg as Head of Corporate Affairs with effect from 1st October 2018.
Jonas Moberg will join Trafigura after stepping down from his current role of Executive Director of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), where he has headed the International Secretariat since 2007. Jonas will succeed Andrew Gowers, who has been Head of Corporate Affairs since April 2013, overseeing Trafigura’s external relations, communications and corporate responsibility strategies.
Jeremy Weir, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trafigura, commented: “We are delighted to have been able to recruit someone of Jonas’s calibre to this important role. Transparency, engagement and responsible business practices are key pillars of Trafigura’s strategy, and Jonas brings invaluable experience and relationships from his successful work in establishing EITI.”
Jonas Moberg commented: “After more than 10 years building EITI, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to assist Trafigura in further developing its leadership position in the commodities trading sector. In recent years the company has shown the real business benefits of building trust through transparency and responsibility, and I look forward to helping take that effort forward.”
Read EITI's press release here.
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Founded in 1993, Trafigura is one of the largest physical commodities trading groups in the world. Trafigura sources, stores, transports and delivers a range of raw materials (including oil and refined products and metals and minerals) to clients around the world. The trading business is supported by industrial and financial assets, including 49.6 percent owned global oil products storage and distribution company Puma Energy; global terminals, warehousing and logistics operator Impala Terminals; Trafigura's Mining Group; and Galena Asset Management. The Company is owned by around 600 of its 3,935 employees who work in 62 offices in 35 countries around the world. Trafigura has achieved substantial growth over recent years, growing revenue from USD12 billion in 2003 to USD136.4 billion in 2017. The Group has been connecting its customers to the global economy for more than two decades, growing prosperity by advancing trade.