Commodity Talent LLC

"Where Talent Is Not a Commodity" 

-- George H. Stein, CFA, Managing Director

Commodity Talent LLC, an advisory executive search consultancy based in New York, provides:
  • Thorough searches for key commodity professionals to bolster clients' strategy.
  • Personal attention and counseling for top talent seeking the best platform.
  • Competitive intelligence for clients on trends, strategy, new markets development.
  • Expert Witness Testimony.
  • Fund Startup services
  • Outplacement services for clients seeking to help valued staff in downsizings.
  • Broad contacts on Wall Street, hedge funds, private equity firms, merchant traders, industry.
  • Select pro-bono searches
CURRENTLY SEEKING:

URGENT:
NGL/LPG Trader: Energy Giant
Grains Merchandiser for International Merchant Trader
Fund Marketer -Asset Manager
Front Office IT Developer
Options Quant
Energy Analyst/Strategist to VP at Wall Street Bulge Bracket
Oil Options Brokerage Team
Senior Physical Bullion Trader
Head of Energy Risk Managment & Compliance
Markets Meteorologist
Hedge Fund CEO/COO
Fund Capital Raiser
Commodity Broker Teams
Commodity Prop Traders
Senior LNG Traders, Business
    Development
Senior Green Coffee Trader +
   Business Development
Physical Crude Oil Trader
Senior Coal Trader
Marquee Hedge Fund Seeks
  Markets Meteorologist
Bulge Bracket US Ags Sales/
  Origination -- Director/VP
Bulge Bracket Energy Analyst
 - Director/VP: Northam Oil/Gas
TEAMS: Northam Physical Oil
  Trading, US Gas Trading
Commodity Merchant: Oil
  Sales/Origination Heavy Hitter
Hedge Fund: US Southeast
  Power Trader
Bulge Bracket: LNG Traders,
  BizDev for Latam
Ethanol Traders/Marketers:
  International Trading Firm
Commodity Hedge Fund -- 
  Execution Trader, IT Systems
  Director, Star Junior Gas Analyst
 Clean Products Pipeline Trader,
   US EC
Head, Clean Products Cargo
   Trader, US
Head, Physical/Paper
   Grains/Oilseeds Trader , US

Base Metals Traders
Seasoned Oil Trader
  Latam/CIS (Guarantee)
Mid-Office Oil Specialist
Grain Analyst/Strategist
  (International Bank, NY)
Power Traders/Sales  /Origination (US NE, ERCOT, US WC (Bulge Bracket)
Softs/Ags Options Traders
  (Trading Firm, New York)
Commodity Macro PMs,
  Traders, Strategists
  (Hedge Fund, New York)
Industrial Metals Analyst 
  (Hedge Fund, New York)
Commodity High Frequency
  Trader (Hedge Fund, NY)
Snr Asia Coal/Metcoke/Iron
  Ore Sales/Originator (Bulge
  Bracket, Spore)
European Gas/Coal Traders,
  Originators (BB, London)
European FSU Grains Trader,
  Originator (BB, London)
Snr Petchem, Specialty Chem
  Trader (Int'l Trader, New York)
Snr Chem Trading BizDev Mgr
  (Int'l Trader, New York)
Break Into Trading - Analyst
 (NY Commodity Hedge Fund)
European Short-Term Power  Analyst/Strategist - Continent,  Nordpool (Major Fund)
Senior European Coal Trader -  Russian Speaker (Trading Firm)
Senior Asian Crude Trader  (Major Internatl Trading Firm)
US O&G Project Finance (RBL)  Director (International Bank)
Oil Options Trader (Top I-Bank) Coke Emissions Engineers  (Major US Refiner)
Systematic Traders -Hedge Fund
L-S Commodity Equity PM (NY)
Ags/Softs Strategist (San Fran)
Freight Strategist (San Fran)
Gasoil, Products Brokers (Middle East)
Prop Oil (London, Houston)
Industrial-Strength Barrel Mover for Europe (IBank) 
Rock Star Prop Oil Trader 
Prop Commodity Traders
Sales/Origination Directors
Commodities Documentation
    Negotiator 

  • Grain/Biodiesel/Softs Traders/Teams, Structurers 
  • LNG Originator, Trader 
  • Commodity/Metals Project Finance Director (London)
  • EMEA Sales/Origination
  • Gas/Power Trader (US NE)
  • Commodity Index Traders
  • Prop Commodity PMs (NY)

                 -- Challenging Markets Require Top Talent --


Integrity, discretion, market knowledge, strategy  -- Commodity Talent LLC

+1 646 205-3557 direct  +1 917 545-9850 mobile  ghstein@commoditytalent.com   Follow GeorgeHStein on Twitter   Skype: georgehstein
 


 


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Latest: Metals Job Market Hit by Prices, Bank Cuts, Regs:

   Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited byBloomberg

JPMorgan Commodities Head Blythe Masters to Leave

   Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters

Banks Yet to Pull Plug on Commodities

    Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Montel

Gunvor Hires Metal Traders as Banks Exit

       Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Bloomberg

 Traders - The Secret Commodities Market

        Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, interviewed in documentary,

            aired January, 2014, on ARTE, French-German TV network. In French. Clip begins at 29:00

Higgs Commodities Fund To Close

        Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Financial Times

Deutsche Exits Commodities as Regulators Pressure

        Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters

LNG Trading Expands as Cargo Competition Heats Up

          Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Bloomberg

Commodity Hiring Rout May Be Ending at Big Banks

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Bloomberg

Vitol Boosts US Crude by Gavilon Energy COO Hire

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters

Personality Traits of a Successful Wall Street Trader

  
Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by TheStreet.com

Era of an Era as Banks Exiting Physical Commodities

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by TheStreet.com

Besieged JPMorgan to Quit Physical Commodities

  Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters

Fed Unlikely to Make Banks Exit Commodity Trading

   Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters

Macquarie Hires for UK Power Sector

    Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters

Hedge Funds, Trading Houses Picking Off Disgruntled Commodity Traders

      Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by eFinancialCareers

Banks Retreat From Commodity Derivatives

          Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by Energy Risk magazine

Funds, Merchants Boost Commodity Hiring

   Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H, Stein, CFA, cited by eFinancialCareers

          

Wall Street Exodus: Barclays Commodity Head Jones

    Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director cited by Bloomberg

JPMorgan Overtook Goldman, Morgan Stanley in

             Wall Street Commodity Trading in 2011

  Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters

Wall St. Commodity Talent Wars: Merchants Return

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters

Goldman Commodity Chief Isabelle Ealet Promoted

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, in Financial Times

Award-Winning Professor Helyette Geman Named

Commodity Talent LLC News Release, Jan. 12, 2012

Careers in Commodities: Landscape, Paths

Commodity Talent LLC Managing DIrector George H. Stein, CFA,

Columbia University Business School, Nov. 29, 2011 Annnouncement
Commodity Talent LLC Managing DIrector George H. Stein, CFA, cited by Reuters


Glencore: The Next Goldman Sachs
Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by The Street

Jefferies Pushes Into Commodities as Giants Struggle

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by The Street
 

Post-Bonus Merry-Go-Round to Spin on Wall Street Commodity Units 

A White Paper from Commodity Talent LLC

Stein Says Wall Street Still Pays Top Dollar for Top Talent: Bloomberg TV

Bloomberg TV Interviews Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA

Commodity Jobs: Pass the Slide Rule

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by Metro Energy Desk

"I'm finding existing clients coming up with new requirements and new clients coming in the door," says George Stein, who runs Commodity Talent LLC.

Carbon Trading Goes Up in Smoke

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Today, with prospects for a federal cap-and-trade program dea and prices in voluntary carbon markets in the U.S. collapsing, "Carbon traders are calling to ask me what they should do now," says George Stein, Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director. 

Prop Traders Desert Wall Street for Funds

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by Markets Media 

“The advantages of Wall Street, including the prestige and the compensation, no longer seem so attractive when faced with political exposure at the most prominent firms," Commodity Talent's George Stein told Markets Media. "It's an open question whether there will be enough seats and deployable capital at hedge funds to absorb the exodus from investment banks."

JPMorgan Commodities Chief Takes the Heat

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by Wall Street Journal

“The danger for JPMorgan is taking on a very high overhead which can hurt them if results fail to achieve goals,'' said George Stein, managing director of New York commodities executive-search firm Commodity Talent.

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Citigroup Poaches UBS Energy Investment Bankers

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein, CFA, cited by Bloomberg
 

“Steve Trauber put UBS on the map in oil- and gas- investment banking and Citigroup is now going to benefit,” said George Stein, a managing director at New York-based recruiting firm Commodity Talent LLC. “It’s one more sign that Citigroup is emerging from its defensive crouch of the past two years.”


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Wall Street Pays Up to Get Physical, Comp Tops $5 Million

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein cited by Reuters

"Wall Street has shown again it is willing to pay for very senior, high-producing money makers and its focus is on physical commodity traders among other people," said George Stein, managing director at Commodity Talent LLC in New York. 

   "We're talking about compensation guarantees in excess of $5 million per annum for the real rock stars and heavy hitters in the business. The norm for good performers is about $1 million a year, including base pay of $400,000 and bonuses," Stein said.

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BP Loses Trading Swagger After Deep Horizon as Rivals Snatch Talent

Commodity Talent LLC Managing Director George H. Stein cited in NY Times  P1 article:

 "Everyone is hovering over that company (BP) right now," said George Stein, Managing Director of Commodity Talent, an executive search firm in New York.