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EDF Trading appoints Chief Risk Officer

EDF Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF S.A., announces the appointment of John Flynn as Chief Risk Officer.  Flynn has also been appointed to the Company’s Executive Committee and will report to Béatrice Bigois, Chief Executive.

“Risk management plays a critical role across all our commercial activities. John will have global oversight of the function and will continue to ensure we have consistent, strong and transparent policies and controls in place throughout our business”, said Béatrice Bigois.

Flynn joined EDF Trading in 2006 holding a number of roles in product control and risk.  He relocated to Houston in 2009 for a two-year assignment as Head of Risk and Product Control, on returning to London in 2012 he assumed the role of Front Office Market Risk Manager and became Global Head of Front Office Risk in 2016.

For further information, please contact:

EDF Trading
Michele Reid, Head of Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7061 4232
Email: michele.reid@edftrading.com

EDF Trading
EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets.  The company manages a portfolio of assets which give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world.  These capabilities enable EDF Trading to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and its third party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.

EDF Trading is active in the electricity, natural gas, LPG, oil and environmental products markets.  It is also active in the LNG and coal and freight markets via JERA Global Markets* (“JERAGM*”).  EDF Trading is one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas. In North America, EDF is one of the leading marketers of gas and power, one of the main providers of generation services for power generation companies and a leading energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers. 

*JERAGM is a joint venture between JERA Co., Inc. (66.67% through JERA Trading International Pte. Ltd. equity) and EDF Trading (33.33% equity).  JERAGM operates one of the largest seaborne energy portfolios in the world.

EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF SA., one of the world’s biggest electricity generators and a leader in low-carbon production.

EDF Trading has around 800 employees with key offices in London, Paris, Singapore and Houston.

For more information, please visit www.edftrading.com.