EDF Trading announces appointments within its European Power trading team

EDF Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF S.A., is pleased to announce the following appointments to its European Power Trading desk: 

  • Chris Rowe has been appointed Head of Short Term Power Trading and, in the coming months, will relocate to London. Chris joined EDF Trading in 2007 and is currently based in Paris. He is responsible for asset optimisation, intraday and short term activities. Rowe joined EDF Trading from BNP Paribas where he was a European Power Trader. Rowe will report to Kim Lloyd, Head of European Power. 
  • Emeric De Vigan has been promoted to Senior Power Trader and will manage the Paris-based day ahead trading and optimisation activities currently undertaken by Chris Rowe. De Vigan joined EDF Trading in 2007. He will report to Chris Rowe. 
  • Julien Haure has been appointed Intraday Trading Manager and will assume responsibility for the intraday trading activity in Paris. Haure joined EDF Trading in 2005 and will also report to Chris Rowe. 
  • Wijnand Geytenbeek has joined EDF Trading as a Senior Power Trader. He joined on 23 June, is based in London and will report to Kim Lloyd, Head of European Power. Geytenbeek will be responsible for EDF Trading’s power activities in the Central and Eastern European region.

“EDF Trading is one of the largest market participants in the European Power market. We have a very strong team in place and look forward to continuing to provide a first class service to the EDF Group and our third party customers,” said John Rittenhouse, Chief Executive.

For further information, please contact:
EDF Trading
Michele Reid, Head of Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7061 4232

About EDF Trading
EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. It has its own portfolio of assets which give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world. These capabilities enable EDF Trading to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and its third party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.

EDF Trading is one of the largest participants in the global power, gas, coal, freight and environmental products markets. It is one of the top buyers of carbon credits from global CDM projects and has one of the most mature portfolios in the market. It is the largest importer of coal into Europe, a pioneer in the biomass market, a recognised leader in weather derivatives, one of the largest providers of market services to the wholesale gas and power sectors in North America and the leading electricity trader in Europe.

EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF, Europe’s leading electricity producer, a major player in renewable energies, a significant participant in the worldwide revival of nuclear energy with a growing presence in the natural gas industry

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