EDF Trading announces two senior appointments

EDF Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF S.A., is pleased to announce the following two senior appointments which are effective immediately. 

  • Mustapha Akhmouch has been appointed to EDF Trading’s management team as Head of the Derivatives business. Akhmouch joined EDF Trading in March 2010 from Gaselys. 
  • Kim Lloyd has been appointed Head of European Power and also joins EDF Trading’s management team. Lloyd joined the company in 2000 and has held a variety of roles including his most recent, Head of Short-Term Power Trading.
Akhmouch and Lloyd will report to Justin Rowland, Chief Operating Officer.

“As we continue to expand our footprint and product offering, it is essential to have the right teams in place. Both Mustapha and Kim are highly regarded market professionals and these appointments reflect the outstanding contribution both individuals have already given to EDF Trading”, said John Rittenhouse, Chief Executive of EDF Trading.

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 with over 85% of its projects being registered. 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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