Oryx Energies appoints Chief Financial Officer

26 October 2015

Oryx Energies is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Stephen Paris as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), as of 26 October 2015.

Mr. Paris brings over 20 years of energy and commodity finance experience, covering Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to joining Oryx Energies, he was CFO at Mocoh S.A., an oil trading company in Geneva. He previously spent most of his career at BNP Paribas, in the energy and commodity finance department. He held various client relationship positions in Europe and North America, and managed teams active in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and CIS (Community of Independent States), mainly in corporate and structured trade finance, as well as payment risk covers.

“Stephen Paris brings the right mix of experience of energy and commodity finance, together with insurance, treasury and risk management,” said AOG founder and Chairman, Mr. Jean Claude Gandur, who has been leading Oryx Energies’ expansion since 2013.

“It is a pleasure to join Oryx Energies, which is recognised as a successful and dynamic trading and downstream company. I look forward to supporting its growth strategy, through a relevant and disciplined finance policy,” commented Stephen Paris.

Mr. Paris holds a degree in Business Science from the Haute Ecole de Commerce (HEC) of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

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