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Supervisory Council

David Bernard Fransen

David Bernard Fransen has been serving as the Managing Director at Vitol S.A., Geneva since 2002. He came to Vitol in 1986 from British Petroleum. Mr. Fransen has a wide range of experience within the Vitol Group, from gasoline trading and various management positions to the creation of Vitol’s central management information system. Mr. Fransen holds a BSC (Hons) in Mathematics and Computer Science from Royal Holloway College, London, United Kingdom.

William Laneville

William Laneville is the Managing Director of Vitol S.A. W.Laneville has been the Chief Accountant of Vitol S.A. since 2010. Within the Vitol Group, Mr. Laneville is responsible for all internal accounting and external financial reporting for Vitol Holding BV and all of its subsidiaries. Prior to joining Vitol, Mr. Laneville was an audit partner at KPMG and the partner-in-charge of KPMG’s Geneva, Switzerland office. Mr. Laneville graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA and earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Minnesota, USA.

Jacques Sterken

Jacques Sterken has been serving as the Head of Legal and Tax Division at Vitol Group since 1999. He came to Vitol Group in 1999 from PriceWaterhouseCoopers. J.Sterken has a strong knowledge in financing and a Law degree from the Groningen University, Groningen, the Netherlands.