Ex VTB executive Riccardo Orcel joins British agri trader Quanton as chairman

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By Pamela Barbaglia and Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) – Former VTB banker Riccardo Orcel has taken a new role as chairman of London-based agricultural trader Quanton Commodities as he seeks to revamp his career after more than a decade at Russia’s second-largest lender. It is the second chairmanship in less than three months for the 56-year old Italian who fled Moscow to relocate to Milan in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and was appointed chairman of London-listed gold producer Polymetal International in March. Orcel, whose older brother Andrea runs Italian bank UniCredit, was…

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