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GP Global fortifies West of Suez bunkering business with six new appointments

16 Jun 2020

UAE-based oil and bunkering firm GP Global on Monday (15 June) said it has appointed six new highly experienced industry professionals in its key offices West of Suez.

Lars Doering, a seasoned bunkering expert with over 19 years of experience in the field with Oceanconnect and Bomin, has joined the group’s Hamburg office as Lead Bunker Trader, reporting to Chris Todd, GP Global’s Head of Bunkering West of Suez. 

Karsten Kurth, and Oliver Grunau, industry experts who have spent several years working with Oceanconnect have also been appointed to join the Hamburg team as Senior Traders. 

Former Oceanconnect Marine Greece Trader Anthi Tsahilidou has been appointed to GP Global’s Greece office as Lead Bunker Trader, also reporting to Chris Todd. 

Tsahilidou brings with her over 20 years of experience in the field, she spent 17 years as a Bunker Trader for Bomin. Supporting Anthi in her role as Lead Bunker Trader are newly appointed Senior Bunker Traders Alex Anagnostopoulos and Yiannis Vassilatos, both former traders at Oceanconnect Marine Greece.

The newly appointed teams will be focused on promoting, as well as further strengthening GP Global’s presence in both the German and Greek markets, based respectively in Hamburg and Athens. 

“Our Bunkering operation continues to be strengthened by a raft of new senior appointments with a wealth of experience in highly competitive global markets,” said Prerit Goel, Joint Managing Director at GP Global.

“Even amid challenging circumstances, having the ability to hire such talented individuals is a testament to our commitment to our customers, partners and stakeholders.”

“During this somewhat difficult time we have once again shown our desire to keep pushing forward and keep adding top talent to an already very strong team West of Suez,” added Chris Todd, Head of Bunkering, West of Suez, GP Global.

Related: GP Global appoints four traders to advance East of Suez bunkering business
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Photo credit: GP Global
Published: 16 June, 2020

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