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Trafigura appoints Singaporean as Asia Pacific head honcho

Tan Chin Hwee is first Asian to take on senior management position at top commodity trader

Mr Tan says "the opportunity to be an integral part of a team that holds a pivotal position in a dynamic sector both in Singapore and globally was compelling", despite his wish for a more relaxed working life.


TRAFIGURA Group, one of the largest commodity traders in the world, has appointed Singaporean Tan Chin Hwee as its CEO for Asia Pacific.

Mr Tan, 45, is the first Asian to take on a senior management position at Trafigura, which handles about three million barrels of oil a...

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