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“Slow Management” (or the art of making work simpler)
By Michaelle CHENNAF, Independant Contributor
As the pace of our working lives accelerates, as expectations become higher and the race to grow gets faster, some of us are finding that we want to slow things down a bit...

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Guillaume de La Ville
Senior Business Developer at Cofarco
By Violaine REYNIER, Business Developer at Ampersand World
After starting his career at BNP Paribas, Guillaume de La Ville held the roles of CFO and/or Finance Director at Castor Petroleum, Gunvor, Summa Group / Shtandart and Peakom (part of Essar group). Since 2009, he is a lecturer at the Geneva University and for other programs, delivering training courses on commodity finance, a challenging role that requires him to know the topic inside out, while at the same time remaining up to speed with the latest market information and evolutions. Guillaume joined Cofarco in November 2015 as Geneva Branch Director and Senior Business Developer.

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News in AW’s life

Thomson Reuters Commodities Soirée
The 21st June, our team had the pleasure to participate to Thomson Reuters’ Annual Commodities Soirée hold in their nice office of Geneva. A great occasion to celebrate summer with the commodities community! We are proud to be a privileged partner of this event!
Commodity Golf Cup
It’s already next week! The preparation is being finalized these days, the teams of four are made for the competition, and everything seems to be almost ready for the cocktail that will follow the event. We can’t wait to welcome everybody at the Golf Club de Bonmont for this Premiere!

How to make work-life balance work
by Nigel Marsh, author and marketer
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We organize business events, seminars, AW’s Mornings, Happy Hours
and attend major events on commodity trading around the world.
Book the dates and join us for a great experience!

EVENT Commodity Trading Golf Cup - by invitation only
29th June 2016 I Geneva, Switzerland

CONFERENCE Palmex Thailand
18th August 2016 I Surat Thani, Thailand
CONFERENCE Asia’s Premier Cotton & Textile Summit
18th August 2016 I Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

CONFERENCE Oil & Gas Thailand (OGET) 2016 and Petrochemical Asia
6th September 2016 | Bangkok, Thailand
CONFERENCE Thailand Marine & Offshore Expo
6th September 2016 | Bangkok, Thailand
CONFERENCE World Sugar Expo 2016
7th September 2016 | Bangkok, Thailand
CONFERENCE European Treasury Summit
26th September 2016 | London, UK
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