OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuel oil and lubricants, today announced the appointment of Mrs Bilquis Khan as the new Branch Manager of its India office, based in Mumbai.
Mrs Khan has a wealth of experience having worked for a number of organisations in the bunkering industry since 1997. She is a BA graduate from Mumbai University.
Commenting on the appointment, Robert Preston, Managing Director, OW Bunker and Trading India Pvt Ltd, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Bilquis Khan to the OW Bunker team. Her knowledge of the local market, as well as her wider industry experience will add significant value to our customers’ operations. India is a market of real growth, and it is critical that we have an established operation to support our customers in realising these opportunities.”
OW Bunker established its India operation in 2011. The company has supply chain agreements with leading suppliers in all major Indian ports, providing high quality ISO/BIS specification fuel products of all grades, including straight run products from local refineries.
About OW Bunker:
OW Bunker is one of the world’s largest suppliers of marine fuel oil and related services. The Group’s core activity is the global sale of bunkers both from its own physical inventories, where it operates over 30 large and small tankers in its global fleet, as well as an intermediary trader. OW Bunker also provides advanced risk management tools and services in an increasingly unpredictable oil market and volatile global economy, and also purchases and sells entire oil cargoes.
The Group is represented in 25 countries world wide, spanning Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and the Americas and commands more than 6% of the global bunker market.