International bunker trading firm KPI Bridge Oil has welcomed four new traders to its team while announcing the relocation of a staff to the New York office.
“Setting the right team, being agile and building close, long lasting relationships with our business partners is an integral part of our People First culture,” states Søren Høll, Group CEO.
“We have a rigorous recruitment process and I’m pleased to now officially welcome four exceptional new team members to our group. Each one brings with them distinct knowledge, skills and experience that will add value to our existing teams.
“Being part of a large group with global geographical reach offers our team members a unique opportunity to relocate according to their aspirations and needs. We encourage and support all team members to experience new regions and cultures and are excited that Cihan has decided to relocate to New York from Istanbul.”
The company developments are as follows:
Denmark- Mikkel Kristensen
Mikkel joins KPI Bridge Oil from the sales team at a well-known Danish wholesale company. Before that he spent over 3 years at an oil and energy company. He has also achieved Certification in Administration from Campus Vejle. Mikkel will primarily be focusing on servicing the Group’s European business partners.
Contact: +45 6037 5426
Istanbul- Eren ?nder
Eren joins KPI Bridge Oil from Petrol Ofisi, where he worked the past 3 ½ years as Territory and Sales Manager. Prior to this he spent 4 years at sea as a marine engineer and 2 years as chief engineer at a power plant. Eren graduated from Istanbul Technical University, Maritime Faculty, Marine Engineering Department in 2009.
Contact: +90 530 955 7521
London- Marc Cook
Marc joins KPI Bridge Oil London from a well-known trading group where he spent over 5 years working as a Bunker Trader. Marc started his career as a shipbroker, working for 3 years in a competitive broking house with primary focus on dry cargo. Marc brings a fresh approach and in-depth knowledge of numerous markets to the team.
Contact: +44 78 0286 5864
New York- Paul Martinez
Paul joins KPI Bridge Oil from Unimarine where he worked as Regional Sales Manager. Before that he worked as 2nd engineer at Pacific Drilling. Paul was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 2009. Paul has an excellent knowledge of marine lubricants and strong technical expertise.
Contact: +1 732 796 2989
New York- Cihan Birdogdu relocation
Cihan joined KPI Bridge Oil’s Istanbul office 5 years ago and has since contributed significantly to the team there. Before joining KPI Bridge Oil, Cihan spent 2 years as an import sales specialist for a global Shipping company. Cihan is fluent in English, Turkish and Russian.
Contact: +1 848 218 7760
Photo credit: KPI Bridge Oil
Published: 1 June, 2018
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