Kaufmann-Rothstein International Expands Global Offices of Commodities and Energy Brokerage Services

Top Quote Kaufmann-Rothstein International, a leading commodity futures and brokerage trading firm has announced recently further expansion of its commodity and brokerage global expansion services with additional international offices in Australia, Canada, Japan and Germany. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 17, 2011 - In consonance with the opening of new international offices, Kaufmann-Rothstein International also hired new competent leaders to lead the trading operation in the aforementioned offices.

    "We are very much happy to be able to install new international offices as part of our global operation for commodity and brokerage services. As we are facing various challenges from multiple regulators, we are steadfast in our mission of providing our global clients with the required highly developed sector-specific trading expertise to counter these challenges," said Mr. Fred Watkins, the current Chairman of Kaufmann-Rothstein International.

    "To meet the trading needs and requirements of those underserved trading enthusiasts in other part of the world, we have decided to put up additional offices in some key cities where we recognize most liquid markets and along with our global commodity and brokerage service expansion, we also have added new industry-experts and we are glad to have them in our company," added Watkins.

    Mr. Warren Bailey will lead the team assigned for Canada office. He is also assigned to supervise the trading operation in Germany while the firm is still in the process of looking for brokerage expert to manage the Germany office. In his previous job, he led the energy and commodity brokerage service as well as derivatives markets in one of the brokerage firms in Canada. Mr. Bailey has almost a decade of trading experience particularly in providing research and analysis on commodity and brokerage industry. With his extensive knowledge in the industry, he often became a representative of the firm on issues related to regulatory and investigations.

    Mr. Kenneth Raleigh, on the other hand is assigned as the new Managing Director for Japan and Australia offices. Previously, he joined the New York team of the firm's Marketing and Sales Department as Senior Marketing and Sales Supervisor. Aside from the managerial expertise, Raleigh is also well-versed in representing clients on corporate matters with highlights on mergers and acquisitions transactions, securities offerings, governance and compliance issues, private equity investments, financial services, real estate, commodities, energy sectors, industrials and healthcare.

    At present, Kaufmann-Rothstein International is still searching for the best candidates to fill up the managerial positions for Japan and Germany offices. While trading experts from the firm are given more priority for the position, Kaufmann-Rothstein International still accepts applicants from potential candidates from other international commodity and brokerage firms.

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