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Freepoint hires for Houston Gas Desk


Freepoint hires for Houston gas desk

Freepoint Commodities has made several hires for its Houston natural gas desk, including Scott Wischoff, the former head of west gas and power at EDF Trading in Houston.
Wischoff joins Freepoint as a director in the natural gas group in Houston, where he will trade West Coast gas.
Also joining are John Haynes, a west natural gas trader at EDF Trading; and Adam Bayer, a gas trader who was previously at Castleton Commodities International/Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy.
Haynes joins Freepoint as a senior v.p. trading West Coast gas and Bayer joins as a financial gas basis trader.
Prior to EDF Trading, Haynes was a natural gas scheduler at Lehman Brothers.
Bayer previously worked at BP Energy Co.
Details of Wischoff’ and Haynes’ departures from EDF Trading were first reported by SparkSpread on Oct. 16 and 20, respectively.