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Finance, Commodity Trading,
Shipping & International
Trade Industries
 
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Eighty-seven years old... Susie has told me it’s time to start thinking about writing my memoires. Hmm... She’s always ahead of the game, my Susie, and always worried for me. What could have gotten into her to be explaining to the press that I didn’t have stockpiles of Coke at my house? Even worse, to be claiming that I pay for what I drink myself? That’s a heck of a story, right there. (Smiles.) Pushing my daughter to defend me publicly against rumours! All that did is get tongues wagging even more, saying that I buy everything in bulk or just that I’m a disgracefully privileged tycoon. Everyone knows that I drink five cans of Coke a day...
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Pierre Gay started off his career in Swiss banks, throwing himself into the world of commodities and finance from the very start. His experience is vast yet strong, from being the Group Head Commodity Finance of BNP Paribas, to Managing Director of Euronova Energies SA. Currently, Pierre works as the Managing Director of Helsinge Ltd., an innovative company specialising in energy and petrochemical trading. However, his career only shows a fraction of who he is. Pierre Gay joined us to share immense insight on his journey, as well as encouragement and advice for those looking to join this industry
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In this month issue of Purple, I would like to introduce you to an individual who in my opinion redefines what it means to be a true humanitarian. If I could sum it up in one word it would spell Coralie Lechelle’s name.
As you know being in the recruitment industry I am constantly seeking new opportunities to talk to different people and learn more about their life experiences, it wasn’t long before I encountered such an individual on my daily commute.
Like a ray of sunshine beaming on a darkened world is Lechelle’s impressive story of caring for and reaching out to help others in need. Striking a small yet positive conversation I came to learn more about Coralie Lechelle’s life.
At the tender young age of eight she watched a TV documentary on Doctors without Borders (MSF) the documentary struck a chord with her emotions of reaching out and helping the disadvantaged. Soon afterwards she realized that she could turn this potential dream into a reality.
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AW Academy is home to a series of practical training workshops about Commodity Trading, Trade Finance and Shipping, with the idea is to access valuable trainings made by specialists in the field. The programs are both concrete, and operational; where the subjects covered brings expertise with a high level of knowledge, suitable for beginners wishing to learn more about the industry, or experts looking to refresh and solidify their knowledge. These AW Academy workshops are designed to provide a precise and “from the field” view on commodity trading.
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The "antisèches" of happiness : 3 habits to improve your life by Jonathan Lehmann
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We organize business events, seminars, Happy Hours and attend major events on commodity trading around the world. Book the dates meet us there!
october Argus European LPG Markets - Conferences
4th-6th December 2017 | London, UK
Asia International Coffee Conference - Conferences
5th-7th December 2017 | Saigon, Vietnam
12th China Gold & Precious Metals Summit 2017 - Conferences
6th-7th December 2017 I Shangai, China
Annual Middle Crude Oil Summit - Conferences
12th December 2017 | Dubai, UAE
october TXF France 2018 - Export Finance - Conferences
24th January 2018 | Paris, France
Paris Grain Day 2018 - Conferences
25th-26th January 2018 | Paris, France
october Cyclope Circle Lunch - Event
1st February 2018 | Geneva, Switzerland
Annual Middle Distillates Conference - Conferences
1st-2nd February 2018 | Paris, France
 
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Connect your brand with the World’s Leading Players in International Trade (including commodity) and benefit from a range of professional events to connect with third parties, potential clients, partners, suppliers we have in our network.
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Ampersand World supports various foundations contributing to improve education development, all around the world. When you work with us, a percentage will be given to the foundations we support. For more information, please contact charity@ampersandworld.ch
 
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