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A global crude & refined products trading company

Mocoh is an oil distribution, logistics and trading company with an international presence. Our experienced team trades crude and refined products, adding value at every level of the supply chain – from sourcing to the final delivery to our customers.

1.0 About Us

Combining international expertise with local knowledge.

Mocoh is a privately owned company established in 1998. Michael Hacking leads a management team that collectively has over 80 years of experience in the oil trading business. This strong leadership team is combined with a flat management structure, which enables us to serve the needs of our clients by making decisions quickly and efficiently.

Mocoh’s history is closely linked with Africa having been present on the continent since our inception. Our local knowledge and long standing relationships have allowed us to establish a strong foothold in this fast growing region. Today Mocoh’s activities spread far beyond Africa with trading business in the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Our trusted local representatives provide us with the "on-the-ground" knowledge required to deliver efficient logistical solutions to our clients. This local knowledge coupled with our international presence delivers tangible value to our clients with whom we are proud to work.

1.1 Our People

The calibre of our people guarantees the quality of our service.

Our staff turnover rate is among the lowest in the industry, so we have grown with the support and hard work of a committed team. The success of our company is reflected in the experience and quality of our people.

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1.2 Advisory Board

The management of Mocoh is guided by our advisory board, which provides strategic, financial, trading and commercial direction.

  • Michael Hacking
    CEO

    Michael has more than 30 years experience in the oil industry and has been successful in establishing and managing businesses in competitive markets. Prior to Mocoh, he was the Managing Director of Vanol International Ltd, an international trading company and then established Engen Petroleum International Ltd, the international division of the integrated downstream South African refining company.

  • Gerry O'Shea
    Commercial

    Gerry has 25 years experience in the oil industry. Starting with SGS in Ireland he moved to Channoil in London as a fuel oil broker subsequently joining Galaxy Energy as a fuel oil trader in 1993. Gerry joined Glencore in 1996 where he stayed until 2012 as an integral member of the global fuel oil team. He focused on all aspects of European, African and Russian fuel oil, feedstock and VGO businesses.

  • Wayne Bailey
    Finance

    Wayne Bailey is a qualified CA S.A Chartered Accountant who has worked in the oil industry for the past 25 years, after initially working in private practice in South Africa. Wayne worked for Engen Petroleum in South Africa, and moved to Engen Petroleum UK Limited as the Finance Director when it opened under Michael's stewardship. Wayne worked for Mocoh for 14 years as Group Finance Director.

  • Philippe Ziegler
    Finance

    Philippe spent 13 years with BNP Paribas, Switzerland, the last four as Head of Energy & Commodity Finance. Previously, Philippe had spent 7 years with ING Bank in Switzerland, heading the Commodity Finance Department. Earlier, he had been CFO of a large family owned freight forwarding group in Belgium. Philippe began his career with Banque Paribas in Geneva and the SwissBank Corporation in New York.

1.3 Where we operate

2.0 What We Do

Professional & efficient oil trading and logistics services.

2.1 Whole Barrel Trading

Through engagement with our local partners – all of whom provide specialised, regional expertise – we ensure that we are able to bring the best opportunities in the energy markets, whilst centrally managing the logistics chain and all it encompasses: trading, transportation, storage, and delivery.

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2.2 Investments & Joint Ventures

At Mocoh we make strategic investments in assets that offer synergies to our core trading business. Whether through joint ventures or direct investments, we welcome the opportunity to engage with potential partners on interesting investment opportunities.

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3.0 Social Responsibility

Giving back to the communities in which we operate

At Mocoh we are privileged to be able to make a difference in the communities in which we work through our Social Responsibility programme.

Mocoh own a house in Cape Town that is currently being occupied by Home from Home who provide support and supervised community based foster care for orphaned, abused, neglected and vulnerable children in disadvantaged communities in South Africa.  

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4.0 News

Mocoh's News & Views

From social responsibility to industry analysis, recent company news to views on the oil sector, please follow the news link to find out more about Mocoh.

5.0 Contact us

Whether you want to discuss an upcoming project or working with us, we would be delighted to hear from you.

5.1 Get in touch

5.2 Our Locations

  • Mocoh SA,
    Rue Etienne Dumont, 14
    1204 Geneva
    Switzerland

    +41 22 310 0469

    +41 22 310 4573

  • Mocoh Brokers Limited,
    52 Grosvenor Gardens,
    London, SW1W 0AU

    +44 20 7730 9200

    +44 20 7881 1393

  • 85 rue Pasteur
    Rabeony - 1er étage
    Ambodrotra
    BP 57 - 101 Antananarivo
    Madagascar

    +261 2022 273 48

    +261 2022 383 57

  • Victoria Island
    Lagos
    Nigeria

    +234 803 272 8885