At the Trafigura office in Singapore, Rendy Soenarso is the new Zinc/Lead Trader after arriving from five years in Hong Kong as Manager of Asia-region sales of zinc, lead and minor metals on behalf of Nyrstar Sales & Marketing. Until 2012, Rendy had been in Singapore handling regional energy origination for Gazprom. Between 2012 and 2014 he dealt in refined metals for MRI Trading’s activities in South-East Asia.
Metals derivatives have been a sweet spot for Sai Cheung (Ivan) Poon since he started working for Cargill as a trader in 2011. Today finds him remaining in Singapore, but branching out to be a Data Scientist for Anglo American. From Cargill he had gone in turn to Awin Resource International and Kyen Resources until heading to Vital Solutions Singapore in 2018 as GM - Derivatives.
Metals and energy corporate sales for Europe, particularly Germany, is the assignment for Nicolas Koreska in his new job at BNP Paribas in Paris. Nicolas takes on the commodities marketing role on his arrival from Société Générale.
Wrapping up this summary is the confirmation from ECTP that Kevin Mao is its latest Commodity Trader-Metals & Minerals in Singapore. Originally in analyst roles, Kevin first became a metals trader with Credit Suisse in 2010. Then it was off to Macquarie as dry-bulk commodities trader and to Standard Chartered Bank for a Hong Kong position of trading director in iron ore and metals derivatives, until being Singapore-based from 2017 in portfolio management for DRW.