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Bunker Trader Michalis Manassakis to relocate to KPI Bridge Oil Athens with promotion.

KPI Bridge Oil has today announced the relocation of Team Leader/Bunker Trader Michalis Manassakis to its Athens office with a promotion to Deputy Managing Director and Sales Manager.

Michalis has been with KPI Bridge Oil London for five years, during this time he has established himself in the Greek market and played a key role in developing KPI Bridge Oil’s presence in Greece which has lead to us opening a local office in Glyfada, Athens.

James Enston, Managing Director of KPI Bridge Oil London says: “Michalis is a dedicated team leader and an accomplished trader. He is a valued member of my team and I am pleased that we have been able to offer him the opportunity to advance his career and join the KPI Bridge Oil management team.”

Though Michalis will continue to work closely with KPI Bridge Oil London his new focus will be working alongside Managing Director, Jesper D Rasmussen to further strengthen the new Athens office.

Michalis Comments: “Although I will miss living and working in London, I am very excited about taking this new step in my career. I look forward to the new challenge, becoming part of a newly established team and having an active role in its development.”

Carsten Ladekjaer, KPI Bridge Oil’s CEO says: “Michalis is the perfect candidate for the position. He has shown great leadership skills over the years at KPI Bridge Oil London and he knows the Greek market extremely well, this fantastic opportunity is well earned.”

He went on to say: “Michalis will be a great asset to KPI Bridge Oil Athens business development operations, and the Athens trading team.”

Michalis who holds a MBA from the University of Leicester, speaks Greek as his first language and is also fluent in English.

Jesper concludes: “The KPI Bridge Oil Athens team know Michalis well and are pleased to be welcoming him back to Greece. We are thrilled to be gaining such a strong team player and I personally look forward to working with Michalis to further strengthen our operations here in Athens.”

KPI Bridge Oil Athens is currently recruiting talented and experienced traders to join the team. If you are looking for a new role and have bunker / lubricant trading experience please contact Jesper D Rasmussen directly on +30 216 3000 301 or alternatively email your CV to