Dubai-based providers of marine and petroleum products and services Cockett Group Thursday announced the appointment of several management and commercial hires.
It introduces Marcelo Brasil and Andrew Lade as the respective Branch Managers for its Brazil, and UK & Netherlands offices and Amar Vyas as Regional Credit Manager for USA and Western Europe.
“We are pleased to add new members to our commercial teams as the Group’s global activities on marine and petroleum products continue to expand and we further support management of the Group with the addition of Marcelo, Andrew and Amar,” said Cem Saral, Cockett Group CEO.
The company also introduced recently employed trading staff at various offices:
In addition, the following personnel have Cockett Group in various operations and trade support roles:
Cockett Group is owned by Vitol Group (50%) and Grindrod Limited (50%).
Photo credit: Cockett Group
Published: 28 September, 2018
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