Martin Fasserfasser

Martin Fasser, President, works as Head of Corporate Affairs for a Zug based oil and coal trading company which is active in commodity trading, storage and refinery asset control and the alternative energy market.
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Philip Edmondsedmonds

Philip Edmonds, Vice President, joined the Stemcor Group in 1989 and was appointed deputy chairman in 2005. Stemcor is the world’s largest independent steel trader.
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Werner Pfaffhauserpfaffhauser

Werner Pfaffhauser, Vice President, has forty years of world-wide commodity trading experience. He currently works as CFO and member of the board for Vector Energy AG since 2005. The company trades crude oil and oil products.
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Martin SpillmannMartinSpillmannSW

Martin Spillmann, General Secretary, is lecturer at Institut für Finanzdienstleistungen Zug IFZ, a department of the University of Applied Sciences Lucerne. Prior to this position, he worked for 20 years in various global functions for UBS.
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Board Members

 

Steve Hodgsonsteve

Steve Hodgson, Board Member, has 20 years of world-wide commodity trading experience. He is currently CEO of RUSAL Marketing GmbH, a sales and marketing company formed through the merger between the SUAL group, the RUSAL group and the aluminium assets of Glencore International AG.

 

Irina Limonovairina

Irina Limonova, Board member with over 14 years experience in Metals and Oil products Trading. She is currently Head of operations of New Stream Trading AG based in Zug, a young and highly responsible company, working on principles of transparency, improving processes and enhancing long-term value by embedding sustainability considerations in its business strategy.

 

Bryce McFerranBryceMcFerran

Bryce McFerran is a Director of East Metals AG since 2015. He has extensive experience in financial services and commodity trading in New York, London, California and Switzerland. East Metals AG handles approximately one third of the total semi-finished steel products exported annually from Russia.

 

Ashwath Mehraaswath

Ashwath Mehra, Board Member, is the CEO of the ASTOR group, an investment and advisory business . He is an economist and received his BSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics. He has worked in the commodity trading and mining business for 30 years and has substantial experience in the industry.

 

Patrick Nützipatrick

Patrick Nützi, Member of the Board of ZCA, is the senior partner of a Zug based law firm specialising in all facets of law relevant for the commodity industry. He headed the legal department of an aluminum trading company and has been serving as a member to the board of various commodity trading companies since 1999.

 

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Yasmina Rauber is Managing Director of Swiss Maritime Services AG, active in the Chemical Tanker Brokerage business. She has acquired extensive experience in chartering, international sales, trading and marketing during her career for over twenty years in soft commodity related companies. Yasmina is the President of WISTA Switzerland.

 

Margarita Zvezda

Margarita Zvezda, Event Manager and Board Member, has over 15 years of work experience, including 11 years in metals & mining sector, with preceding management consulting background. She worked as a marketing director for leading CIS steel producers, and later as a general manager of vanadium business unit. She holds an MBA degree from Institute for Management Development (Lausanne, Switzerland).

 


Statements by members of the ZCA board represent the opinion of the ZCA, and are not necessarily in line with the views of the respective employer firms.