Zug,15 June 2023 - EP Resources AG, a dry bulk commodity trading company of EP Group, announces the appointment of a new CEO, Bert van Druten, following the resignation of Matt Brock in June 2023. This strategic change in leadership aims to optimize operations, enhance financial performance, and position EPR for its next phase of growth. Matt Brock played a pivotal role in establishing EPR as a prominent player in the commodity trading and freight industries. We sincerely thank Matt for his invaluable contributions and leadership in founding the company.
Bert van Druten will join effective from July 1st, 2023 and he brings over 30 years of experience and a proven track record in coal and freight trading and logistics, including senior positions at BHP and EDF Trading / JERA. His visionary leadership style and focus on innovation align perfectly with EPR's objectives and EP Group's strategic intentions. As the new CEO, Bert van Druten is committed to delivering sustainable growth, expanding market presence, and enhancing the company's portfolio of structured deals through strategic partnerships. His leadership will guide EPR towards unparalleled success and sustainable value for stakeholders.
"I am honoured to lead this esteemed organization into a new era," said Bert van Druten. "We will focus on refining operations, expanding market reach, and fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration. Together, we will achieve remarkable success and deliver sustainable value."
“The team at EPR is excited to embark on this new chapter under Bert van Druten's guidance. With his proven leadership and strategic vision, we are confident in our ability to drive growth, profitability, and global presence,” added Juraj Vajda, CFO of EP Resources AG.
About EP Resources AG:
EP Resources AG is a rapidly growing commodities trading and shipping company operating with a global presence across a wide range of products. We create logistics solutions that safely and efficiently move commodities from where they are sourced and stored to where it is demanded most. Thanks to strategic partnerships with EPH Group and our third parties partners EP Resources generates value across the global supply chain for its counterparties.