Ad van Halder
After graduating from the Rotterdam School of Management (MBA), Ad joint Billiton in 1980 as a graduate management trainee. Over the next 13 years, Ad worked for Billiton in the Netherlands, USA and Germany primarily in finance functions then on to various commercial capacities.
During 1993, Ad left Billiton and joined Euromin SA in London as Vice President – Metal Trading and becoming President – Metal Trading during 1997. In 2002, Pechiney World Trade (PWT) bought Euromin’s zinc metal business, and at PWT Ad assumed the role of Trading Director focusing on zinc, lead and copper metal trading, as well as regional responsibility for the CIS, Central Asia and Middle East.