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... specialized in shipping industrial minerals.

Abel Coplet - CEO

Abel, born 1966, French citizen, graduated from Princeton University in 1989 and from Berlin Technical University in 1993, majoring in architecture and engineering. His later focus was in the development of commercial and technical buildings, hospitals, high rises, airports and railway stations.

Since 2003, Abel has been the CEO of Yasheya Ltd., Hong Kong, which has specialized in the transportation (break bulk, containers, bulkconbulk, railing) of industrial minerals worldwide.

Yasheya has built up a successful shipping parcel service from Asia together with Cargill Ocean Transportation with an annual combined volume of 2m. tons. Most of the goods are shipped in bulk and big bags onboard handysize, handymax and panamax vessels. Minerals include barite, fluorspar, magnesia, bauxite, talc, chlorite and coal.

Abel lives in Switzerland and speaks French, German and English.



Andrzej Markiewicz - CFO

Andrzej, born 1961, Swiss citizen is the Group CFO of Goldenboat Holding and its affiliated companies. He joined the company in 2016. 

Before joining our company Andrzej has held various management positions in finance and controlling with top tier companies such as Linde, MAN, ABB, Alstom and United Technologies Corporation.

Andrzej holds a degree from the Lorange Institute of Business Zurich a member of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

Andrzej Markiewicz speaks Polish, German, English and Russian.  



David Coplet - GM

David, born 1968, studied management and international logistics at Boston University with a minor in Geology and Chinese. David moved to China in 1989 and started working with C-E Minerals (Imerys Group) building GSM Guizhou Star Minerals, a refractory grade bauxite plant which is still in operation today. GSM was the first foreign owned minerals mining and processing plant in China.

In joint cooperation with Cargill Shipping, David managed to turn Yasheya into one of the largest minerals shipping operators on the China to Europe route.

David is in charge of global strategic development and logistics.

David lives in Switzerland and speaks French, German, English, Italian and Chinese.