Announces Management Changes

Mr. Richard Man-kuen to become executive chairman, Zhao When Tsai is going to be promoted as CIO and member of the Board

Benckiser Roth, a leading commodity markets broker and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, has today announced changes in its senior management team. Mr. Richard Man-kuen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman. Zhao When Tsai has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. In addition, Li Zhonglou Hong is joining the Management Board. The changes take immediate effect.

Today’s announcement marks the latest stage in the evolution of Benckiser Roth’s governance and management structure as the company has grown larger and more complex, and illustrates the rise of a new generation of senior managers leading the company. The new structure will strengthen the management team’s capacity to oversee a company whose turnover has almost trebled and whose operations now span throughout Asia Pacific Region, employ nearly 100 people, and feature an extensive range of industrial, logistical and financial assets.

Zhao When Tsai, 50, a Chinese national who graduated in Oil from the University of Hong Kong, is with Benckiser Roth since its inception. He brings all-round experience in the areas relevant to the task of leading the company: trading, finance, mergers and acquisitions, physical and financial markets, risk management and mining.

Mr. Zhao When Tsai commented: “In all of our work, we’ve been guided above all else by listening to our clients and responding creatively to their needs. I am excited and honored to join the Board and believe this opportunity gives me the best of both worlds: the chance to confront new challenges and explore new horizons, while continuing to contribute to the success of our clients businesses.”

About Benckiser Roth

Benckiser Roth ( is a professional commodity broker. The company’s mission is to provide investors with consistent profits, while managing risk. In pursuit of this mission, the firm pledges to operate transparently, with a dedication to the highest ethical and regulatory standards in the business. Benckiser Roth adapts the products and services to meet the customers’ unique requirements. As an Introducing Broker handling all commodities, futures and options on futures contracts traded on all the major futures exchanges, the firm provides an unparalleled level of service, both personally and electronically, to sustain the long-term successful business relationships.

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