In this episode, Paul Chapman, Managing Partner of HC and Dario Maffei, CEO of Latin America for Indigo, discuss the South American ag markets and the disruption potential of digitalization and bio-technology both locally and globally.
A Hamburg-based family business that covers international oil trading, tank storage logistics and aviation fuelling, Marquard & Bahls is entering a new phase of growth thanks to a robust balance sheet and newly embedded leadership team. CEO Mark Garrett, who joined two years ago from chemicals giant Borealis, tells Damian Stewart, Managing Partner at Human Capital, about his plans for the business.
In this episode, Paul Chapman, Managing Partner of HC, and Doug Pratt, CEO of Greenwich Metals Inc and former head of Trafigura’s North America bulk business, discuss changes in the metals trading markets over the past decade and the opportunities and challenges they pose.
In this series on emerging markets, Human Capital’s APAC leaders Douglas Ferguson and Amelia May shine a spotlight on success stories around the world, starting with a rising star in Africa.
With Covid-19 creating so much uncertainty in deal markets, it is easy to assume that the outlook for investors in energy and natural resources assets for 2020 is dismal. Yet while the focus in the short term may be shifting away from typical investments and reallocating towards capturing the contango trade, it looks likely that those that have invested wisely over the past five years will continue to benefit from an upside by the end of this year.
Helle Østergaard Kristiansen was appointed as Danske Commodities’ new CEO, succeeding the company’s high-profile founder and becoming the world’s first female CEO in the energy trading sector. A year on, after a planned trip to Aarhas was postponed due to Coronavirus, she talks via videoconference to Damian Stewart, Managing Partner at Human Capital.
Deanna Reitman has over 20 years of experience working in commodity markets and more than 8 years of senior management experience. Her background encompasses legal, regulatory and business experience in commodities, with a particular focus on energy. Here, she shares what energy commodity trading companies can do to lessen the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
We will get through this, but now more than ever, organisations need leadership. While there is no silver bullet or magic wand, there are three key areas leaders need to focus on in the weeks and months ahead. Here, Mark Senn, previous Chief Operating Officer of PBF (now Valero Peru) shares his take on leadership during these uncharted time.
Martin Fraenkel spent 30 years working in the commodities markets before joining S&P Global Platts in 2015. His long career as a customer of the commodities and energy information and benchmark prices provider means he is ideally placed to understand client needs, he tells Damian Stewart, Managing Partner EMEA & Asia at Human Capital
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