SCB Group, the world-leading, low carbon commodity brokerage, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Frits Vogels as the Non-Executive Chair to the Board.
Mr Vogels is the former Chief Executive Officer of EMEA Global Broking at TP ICAP. During his 27-year career with TP ICAP, Frits was also Managing Director of Rates, Money Markets and FX as well as Deputy CEO EMEA Broking between 2013 and 2014. Joining TP ICAP in 1992, Frits was Managing Director of G11 Interest Rates in London and had joint responsibility for Emerging Markets, Managing Director of Swaps and Joint Managing Director of Euro OBS until 2013.
Prior to this, Frits started his career in Finance at the Dutch Debt Management Office. After this, he was head of Treasury at a domestic Dutch Savings Bank which is now part of SNS Bank, followed by 2 years working in Interest Rate Derivatives at Haighton and Ruth.
In his role at SCB, Frits will become the Non-Executive Chair to the Board, bringing his significant experience of the broking industry.
Frits Vogels commented:
“Low carbon commodities and renewable energy markets will be at the centre of the transformation in the energy markets in the decades to come. Therefore, it is hugely exciting to bring my broking and markets experience to SCB, which is uniquely positioned to thrive in this highly relevant sector.”
Kevin McGeeney, CEO of SCB, added:
“We are delighted to welcome Frits to SCB’s Board, as the Non-Executive Chair. Frits will bring extremely beneficial experience to our Board and management team. We look forward to his contribution given his significant leadership executive role and experience in the broking industry.
“Rounding out a gender-balanced Board, a first in our industry, Frits’ experience in brokerage blends with our previous Board appointments targeting governance, and ESG. Our Board structure and discipline will ultimately help us achieve our mission of a low carbon future.”
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Pauline Tainton, Marketing Officer, SCB + 41 22 365 5307