16 January 2017, London: Levmet (UK) Limited is pleased to announce that it has hired industry renowned analyst, Mr. Leon Westgate as Senior Metals and Bulk Analyst.
Mr. Westgate is an industry renowned analyst and strategist with over 13 years’ experience in base and precious metal markets, including physical base metals finance and trading. His previous role was as front office commodities strategist at ICBC Standard Bank. Mr. Westgate brings to Levmet a wealth of knowledge, experience and contacts, and will lead Levmet’s analytics team.
Mr. Westgate has a record of consistently accurate price forecasting; prior to leaving ICBC Standard Bank, in the third quarter of 2016, the Metal Bulletin Apex analytics survey ranked him as the top base metals analyst with 98.44% accuracy during the period. “I'm really excited to be joining a dynamic and expanding team at Levmet, particularly at a time when there is so much going on in the global commodity markets”, said Mr. Westgate.
Mr. Ashley Levett, President of Levmet, said, “Mr. Westgate’s recruitment demonstrates our continued commitment to strengthen our team with quality people and expand on our continued success. I am delighted that he has accepted a position and we are all looking forward to working with him in the future”.
Notes to editors:
Founded in 2012, Levmet has built an exceptional management team focused on proprietary & physical trading and investment.
Today, the Company has a diversified business, trading a wide spectrum of metals and hard commodities including copper, iron ore, coal, aluminium, zinc, nickel and other minor metals.