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Heidmar Hires Industry Veteran

March 18, 2014

Published in TradeWinds

Olivier Faurisson – HeidmarHeidmar has hired industry veteran Olivier Faurisson to serve as Managing Director of Chartering and Marketing for its product tanker division.

In a statement, the Connecticut-based pool operator said Faurisson will work out of its satellite office in London.

Prior to this appointment, Heidmar notes, its newest hire served as General Manager of Total Trading’s products division and was Head of Chartering and Business Development at OMI.

More recently, Faurisson was in charge of product tanker chartering at Scorpio UK Limited, according to Monday’s announcement. Sources with ties to his former employer tell TradeWinds that Faurisson left the Scorpio Tankers affiliate in 2011 for what was described as “personal reasons”.

“We’re happy to hear that Heidmar has hired Olivier—it will make them a stronger force in the market,” said Scorpio president Robert Bugbee.