PEOPLE MOVES: Philip Blanchard leaves Vitol; firm will exit alumina trading

Vitol has wound down its alumina trading operations following the departure of head trader Philip Blanchard, it said.

Blanchard, who was based in London, became head trader for the Switzerland-based energy and commodities firm’s alumina book in 2016 following the departure of Roger Pillai. Blanchard has not been replaced at Vitol; the company said it will focus on energy and related products and will no longer...


Alice Mason

January 23, 2019

17:14 GMT