OW Bunker appoints new trading manager

Bunkering — By on April 11, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Stathis Grafakos to head up Trading Division for OW Bunker Malta

OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading suppliers and traders of marine fuel, today announced the appointment of Stathis  Grafakos as the new manager of OW Bunker Malta’s Trading Division.

Prior to joining OW Bunker, Stathis  Grafakos spent 10 years in a variety of roles with ExxonMobil, including laboratory services, supply chain & logistics and sales. A Greek national, Stathis has a particular expertise in the manufacturing and development of marine lubricants, along with extensive experience of technical and commercial operations within the marine sector. He also holds Masters Degrees in both Chemical Engineering and Management Sciences & Computer Applications.

Stathis Grafakos will be working closely alongside Panayotis  Bachtis, Branch Manager of OW Bunker Malta Ltd.

Søren Christian Meyer, Global Sales Director, OW Bunker commented:

“We’re delighted that Stathis has taken up this new role with OW Bunker Malta. Stathis’ outstanding technical and commercial knowledge, coupled with his understanding of the Greek and Mediterranean markets, will significantly strengthen our marine fuel trading operations. With 20 years experience in Greece, we look forward to continuing to deliver the best products at competitive prices, wherever and whenever our customers need them.”

Headquartered in Piraeus, OW Bunker has been operating in Greece since 1982 and provides high quality products and services for all Mediterranean ports, as well as in Egypt, the Black Sea, Red Sea and the Persian Gulf.

Stathis Grafakos’ contact details are as follows: Email: stgr@owbunker.com, Phone: +30 210 452 94

About OW Bunker:

OW Bunker is one of the world’s largest suppliers of marine fuel oil and related services. The Group’s core activity is the global sale of bunkers both from its own physical inventories, where it operates 32 large and small tankers in its global fleet, as well as an intermediary trader. OW Bunker also provides advanced risk management tools and services in an increasingly unpredictable oil market and volatile global economy, and also purchases and sells entire oil cargoes.

 

The Group is represented in 24 countries world wide, spanning Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas and commands more than 8% of the global bunker market

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