Coface, a global leader in credit insurance, continues to build its presence in Asia with the appointment of a highly experienced financial service professional to run its Asia Pacific operations.
Mr Bhupesh Gupta will take up his new role and join Coface’s Executive Committee in September this year, following a long and successful career in GE Capital.
Mr Gupta has had over 25 years of international experience in credit, origination and risk management. He will be based in Hong Kong, Coface’s head office for the Asia Pacific region.
Currently Chief Risk Officer/Chief Credit Officer for GE Capital Asia-Pacific, Mr Gupta is responsible for risk and credit oversight of businesses and joint ventures, which at their peak had consumer and commercial finance assets of around $90 billion.
He has held a number of senior management and risk roles across the region in GE Capital and served on the boards of Hyundai Capital in Korea and Cosmos Bank in Taiwan.
Pending Bhupesh Gupta’s arrival in September, Victoria Ma, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Underwriting Officer, Asia Pacific Region will manage day-to-day operations in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea.
Fabien Conderanne, Country Manager Singapore, will manage day-to-day operations in Australia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.