Klaus Reinisch joins MET Group as Group Chief Sales Officer
Swiss-based energy company MET Group announces the appointment of a new Group Chief Sales Officer effective as of 1 December 2020.
Klaus Reinisch joins MET Group starting on 1 December 2020. Mr. Reinisch will be responsible for leading MET Group’s European Sales Division and supporting the ambitious growth plans of the company. He brings diverse experience in running and optimising asset-backed sales and trading portfolios which will be helpful in his new role at MET.
Mr. Reinisch has extensive international experience, having worked in the UK, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, the US, and most recently in Ukraine. He previously held several senior leadership positions in the energy industry, as Director at D.Trading in charge of DTEK Group’s sales, marketing, and trading activities, and as Managing Director for Global LNG Business Development at Trailstone. He also was the CEO of Malaysia’s PETRONAS Energy Trading business for over 6 years and also held the position of Group Vice President at TAQA Abu Dhabi National Energy Company.
MET Group CEO, Benjamin Lakatos said “The experience of Mr. Klaus Reinisch will support us in strengthening our sales business operations in Europe and in driving our ambitious international growth plans.”
Klaus Reinisch is originally from Austria, but has studied, lived, and worked internationally for the last 30 years. He holds an undergraduate degree in International Business from California Lutheran University and an MBA in International Management from Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management in the US.
MET Group is an integrated European energy company, headquartered in Switzerland, with activities in natural gas, power and oil markets. MET is present in 15 countries through its subsidiaries, in 25 national gas markets and on 22 international trading hubs. In 2019, MET Group’s consolidated sales revenue amounted to EUR 11.7 billion, the volume of natural gas traded was 50 BCM. MET is owned 80% by its employees and 20% by Keppel Corporation.