FT Essar Oil UK Carlos Rojas, Head of Marketing & Logistics

Carlos Rojas, head of marketing and logistics, Essar UK

Essar Oil UK has announced the appointment of Carlos Rojas as head of marketing and logistics.

Rojas brings with him 19 years of experience in the downstream oil industry in a variety of commercial, supply, retail and strategy roles in the UK and Latin America.

He joins from Puma Energy, where he was commercial director for Honduras, general manager for Panama & Colombia and led value chain optimisation for the Americas.

Prior to this, he had worked for Shell UK and Essar in the UK in a number of commercial, supply and strategy positions. He has an industrial engineering background from Universidad Javeriana in Colombia and an MBA from Manchester Business School.

Chief executive Deepak Maheshwari commented: “This is an important appointment and I am delighted that Carlos has returned to the Essar fold to further strengthen the integrated solutions we are providing for our customers.”