24. January 2018 - Finanzen, General

HMS Bergbau AG: Dr. Markowski becomes personal advisor to the Management Board 


Berlin, 24 January 2018: The Management Board of HMS Bergbau AG, a leading independent commodity trading and marketing company in Germany and the main shareholder in Silesian Coal S.A., has appointed Dr. Jerzy Markowski (68), CEO of Silesian Coal S.A., as personal advisor effective 1 February 2018. The focus of Dr. Markowski’s advisory services will be all of the international mining projects belonging to HMS Bergbau AG, which is listed on the Basic Board of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. A special focal point will be placed on the regions South Africa, Poland and Indonesia.

Due to the more intense, direct cooperation with the HMS Bergbau AG Management Board, which is also expected to include the attendance of Supervisory Board meetings, Dr. Markowski will relinquish his management of Silesian Coal S.A. as at 31 January 2018.

“We look forward to greater cooperation with Dr. Markowski, who has done an excellent job developing Silesian Coal S.A. with his international expertise in the coal business”, commented HMS Bergbau AG’s Management Board.

The Management Board


About HMS Bergbau AG:

Berlin-based HMS Bergbau AG is one of the leading independent raw materials marketing and trading companies in Germany, specialising in the international purchase and sale of coal and raw materials such as ore, fertilizers and cement products. Its customers include renowned energy producers and other industrial consumers worldwide, with whom it works closely to provide raw materials. HMS Bergbau AG is active primarily in Asia, Africa and Europe and also develops first-class raw material resources. Through its Polish subsidiary Silesian Coal Sp. S.A., the company also has licences to explore coal reserves in Silesia. HMS Bergbau AG also handled complex transport solutions for its customers. The company was established in 1995 and is listed on Germany’s Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the Basic Board segment.