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EDF Trading appoints Global Head of Business Development



EDF Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF S.A., announces the appointment of David Katzinski as Global Head of Business Development reporting to Philipp Büssenschütt, Chief Commercial Officer.  Katzinski joins today and will be based in London for a short while before relocating to Houston for a year.

This is a new role which will focus on developing partnerships for the procurement, supply and trading of power, fuels and feedstocks including gas and LPG.

“We are delighted to welcome David back to EDF Trading. He first joined EDFT in 2001 and was responsible for some of our early foundation transactions. David is a well-known energy market professional with an in-depth knowledge of our products and services”, said Philipp Büssenschütt.

Katzinski joins EDFT from the German energy trader, Mabanaft where he was Managing Director of Natural Gas Products.

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.