Trafigura appoints Jonas Moberg as Head of Corporate Affairs

Trafigura appoints Jonas Moberg as Head of Corporate Affairs

Trafigura Group Pte Ltd said it has appointment of Jonas Moberg as Head of Corporate Affairs with effect from 1st October 2018.

Jonas Moberg will join Trafigura after stepping down from his current role of Executive Director of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), where he has headed the International Secretariat since 2007. Jonas will succeed Andrew Gowers, who has been Head of Corporate Affairs since April 2013, overseeing Trafigura’s external relations, communications and corporate responsibility strategies.

Jeremy Weir, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trafigura, commented: “We are delighted to have been able to recruit someone of Jonas’s calibre to this important role. Transparency, engagement and responsible business practices are key pillars of Trafigura’s strategy, and Jonas brings invaluable experience and relationships from his successful work in establishing EITI.”

Jonas Moberg commented: “After more than 10 years building EITI, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to assist Trafigura in further developing its leadership position in the commodities trading sector. In recent years the company has shown the real business benefits of building trust through transparency and responsibility, and I look forward to helping take that effort forward.”