Marex Spectron Appoints Samson Tan as Asia Head of Agricultural Commodities
Marex Spectron announced May 15 the appointment of Samson Tan as Asia Head of Agricultural Commodities. Samson joins Marex Spectron from Sucden Financial, where he established their Hong Kong office. Samson has a very strong background in physical sugar trading and experience in brokering all traded commodities. Samson started his career as a sugar trader at Kerry Group in 1988 and worked at Olam International prior to Sucden.
Jonathan Parkman, Co-head of Agricultural Commodities at Marex Spectron said: “We are delighted that Samson has chosen to join Marex Spectron at this exciting time in our development. We are very focussed on building out our capabilities in Asia. With our market-leading franchise in Agricultural products, expanding our Asian presence was a natural step. Samson has a particular expertise in sugar which is a growth area for the firm.”