Noble Group appoints new Chief Risk Officer, Head of Human Resources

Noble Group has appointed of two new senior executives: David Port as Group Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Alison Bott as Group Head of Human Resources.

David Port takes over the CRO position from Bill Cronin. Port will be based in London and will report to Chief Executive Officer Yusuf Alireza and the Board Risk Committee.

He will also join the Management Committee and participate in the Investment & Capital Markets Committee. The Group’s existing Market Risk, Credit Risk and Operational Risk teams will report to Port.

Port brings with him more than 20 years of international trading and risk management experience. Port will join Noble Group in early 2016 from E.On Global Commodities in Dusseldorf, Germany, where he was most recently its Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Board.

Alison Bott will be based in London and will report directly to Alireza. She will also join the Management Committee.

Bott has over 16 years of human resources experience. She joins Noble Group from Goldman Sachs where she spent six years as partner in charge of Human Capital Management for Asia.

Alison also served on the Asia Pacific Management Committee and Human Capital Management Global Executive Committee.

From 1998 to 2008, Alison was Head of Human Capital Management for Europe. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Alison worked for Coopers & Lybrand Management Consultancy and Dunlop where she worked in sales and purchasing. 

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