Trafigura Beheer BV, the world’s second-biggest metals trader, said 63-year-old Claude Dauphin stepped aside as chief executive officer for medical treatment and will be replaced by the head of its mining unit.
In less than a decade, Marco Dunand and Daniel Jaeggi have turned a 10-person company supplying oil to a pair of Polish refineries into the world’s fourth-largest commodity trader with revenue topping $100 billion last year.
When Ivan Glasenberg walked into a members-only club in London’s Mayfair district on Sept. 7 at about 2 a.m. to see a customer, he’d just played what’s seen as the winning hand in negotiations to seal a $30 billion takeover.
Commodities trader dies of a stroke in Meggen near Lucerne, Switzerland at age 78, Swiss Radio 1 reports. *Report cites sources close to the Rich family *Rich to be buried in Tel Aviv tomorrow: Radio 1
It took Philipp Freimann just a few seconds to know he didn’t want apartment blocks built on his farmland in Zug, Switzerland’s richest canton, a decision that meant he would give up at least 30 million francs ($32 million).