In line with its Asian growth strategy, Coface will appoint a Chief Commercial Officer for the Asia Pacific Region.
Mr Hugh Burke will take up the new role in October this year.
Based in Hong Kong, Mr Burke will manage the commercial activities across the Asia Pacific, including new sales, renewal business, Coface Global Solutions, broker and customer relationship management.
Mr Burke has about 20 years of experience within the trade credit insurance field and brings valuable client servicing and business development expertise to the team.
Before joining Coface, he was Head of Aon Asia’s Trade Credit business, where he led Aon Risk Solution’s risk advisory and placement services for trade credit throughout Asia. Before relocating to Asia in 2011 Mr Burke was the Head of Business Development for Aon Trade Credit UK.
He has strong relationships within the global trade credit insurance industry and specialises in structuring and implementing trade credit solutions for both financial institutions and companies across all business segments.