Atradius Trade Credit Insurance in USA

Atradius operates in the USA with a team of local credit insurance Underwriters, Account Managers and Collections Specialists. We’re committed to working closely with our customers and their brokers.

Providing Credit Insurance and Collections in the USA

 

Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. provides Credit Insurance and  Collections support for local and international businesses. The USA is an important hub for world trade and we support many businesses who are located here, as well as many others who seek to trade with both domestic and international businesses.

The USA Headquarters have been located in the Baltimore area since 1993 and have continued our expansion throughout this past year - now having a presence in ten other cities across the nation.

 We work closely with our colleagues around the world in cross-border teams and are proud to provide a global service with a local focus.

Management and representatives in USA

Atradius USA operates with a team of 114 people, including underwriters, account managers, collections specialists and support staff

Senior Management Team

David Huey | AtradiusDavid Huey

President - Regional Director - NAFTA

David Huey was appointed to the position of President – Regional Director of Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. in May 2014. In this leadership role, he is responsible for Atradius’ business activities throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico working on developing the local markets, nurturing customer, broker and staff relationships, and achieving strategic goals.

Prior to Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc., David joined Atradius in 2006 as the Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand where he spent 7 years building the Oceania business and the support network for Asian expansion.
David held a distinguished 11-year career with National Australia Bank (NAB) obtaining primary responsibility across a number of NAB business units including commercial leasing, international trade, invoice discounting and retail banking in several Australian states and NAB’s subsidiaries in the UK.

 

David was born in Newcastle, Australia and holds an MBA from Southern Cross University in Australia.

 

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Tel: +1 (410) 568-3824
Fax: +1 (410) 568-3903
Email: david.huey@atradius.com

 

Doug CollinsDoug Collins

Vice President – Regional Director, Risk Services - Americas

Doug Collins was appointed to the position of Vice President – Regional Director, Risk Services – Americas and the International Groups Unit in August 2004. In this leadership role, Doug is responsible for Atradius’ risk underwriting and claims activities in North and Central America, as well as the Caribbean.

Doug has been involved with all facets of trade credit insurance since entering the industry in 1994, including risk and policy underwriting, claims, marketing and channel development. Doug’s career path includes living and working in North America, and Asia to further develop the potential of trade credit insurance as a worldwide product.

Prior to joining Atradius, Doug pursued a career in commercial Banking while employed at Bank of Montreal in Toronto, Canada.

Doug was born in Toronto, Canada and he graduated from Queen’s University School of Business with a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Tel: +1 (410) 568-3812
Fax: +1 (410) 568-3901
Email: doug.collins@atradius.com

Rik BroekmanRik Broekman

Regional Director Global- NAFTA

Rik Broekman was appointed to the position of Regional Director Global – NAFTA in September 2014. In this leadership role, Rik is responsible for growing the Global portfolio by developing new business in what he calls, “the world’s largest market.”
This goal will be achieved by nurturing current customer & broker relationships and by strategically creating new business opportunities and working and further developing his dynamic Global team.

Prior to Atradius in the US – Rik started working for Atradius in the Netherlands as Global Sales Manager in 2011. Prior to working for Atradius, Rik worked for a Dutch Surety company called, Nationale Borg, where he was able to deepen his financial skills.
Rik started his career in multiple commercial roles with Graydon where the challenges and solutions of credit management first caught his attention.

Rik was born in Jakarta, Indonesia and received his Masters in Law from the University of Amsterdam. 

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031-8643
Tel:   +1 (410) 568-3816
E-mail: rik.broekman@atradius.com

 

Jon HandenJon Handen

Vice President & Head of Special Products - Americas

Jonathan Handen transitioned to the position of Vice President – Head of Special Products of Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc, in December 2016 after returning to Atradius as Senior Manager of Special Products in July 2016. In this leadership role, Jonathan now directs the company’s Special Products trade credit and political risk insurance operation for the Americas.

Jon is a recognized leader in the trade credit insurance industry with more than 18 years of experience. He is returning to Atradius where he held several roles from 1998–2005. Jon spent the past 11 years at a major competitor, most recently, holding the position of Group Head of Commercial Underwriting. During his career, Jon has held numerous positions, developing a wealth of knowledge in the analysis and structuring of complex transactions across mature and emerging markets.

 

Jonathan was born in Annapolis, Maryland and obtained his Masters from Loyola University.

 

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Tel: +1 (410) 568-3824
Fax: +1 (410) 568-3903
Email : jonathan.handen@atradius.com

 

 

 

Carlo Carlini | AtradiusCarlo Carlini

Vice President - Head of Sales & New Business

Carlo Carlini was appointed to the position of Vice President – Head of Sales & New Business of Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. in October 2012.

In this leadership role, he is responsible for growing and expanding the regional sales offices and working to staff them with Regional Managers in order to further develop and ultimately provide superior customer service for Atradius’ commercial business activities throughout the United States. Additionally, Carlo provides customers with global expertise, effective risk management strategies and new programs to leverage emerging markets’ growing demand for domestic goods and services.

Prior to joining Atradius, Carlo worked in the trade credit insurance industry for 14 years. During his tenure, he held several key positions while in the US as well as outside of the US bringing different business assignments to fruition.

Carlo was born in Rimini, Italy and holds a B.S. from Universitá di Bologna, Italy, and a Master in Public Administration from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031-8643
Tel:   +1 (410) 568-3808
Fax:  +1 (410) 568-3901
E-mail: carlo.carlini@atradius.com

 

Kevin Major | AtradiusKevin Major

Vice President - Head of Broker Gateway

Kevin Major was appointed to the position of Vice President – Head of Broker Gateway of Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. in October 2013. In this leadership role, Kevin is responsible for managing and nurturing the insurance broker network which represents a significant channel of distribution for Atradius’ US products and business development.

Prior to joining Atradius, Kevin worked in the trade credit insurance industry for almost 17 years with our biggest competitor. During his tenure there, Kevin gained experience including underwriting claims, risk information, commercial underwriting and was a Vice President in the commercial underwriting area.

Kevin was born in Baltimore, Maryland and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree, with an emphasis on Marketing from Morgan State University and then received his MBA – Management degree from Johns Hopkins University.

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031-8643
Tel:   +1 (410) 568-3803
Mobile:  +1 (443) 421-7563

E-mail: kevin.major@atradius.com

 

Risa PickleRisa Pickle

Vice President – Head of Retention and Claims - NAFTA

Risa Pickle was appointed to the position of Vice President in December 2004. In this leadership role, she is responsible for managing and growing the Corporate portfolio for the US.  In addition she is responsible for overseeing Claims and Corporate Communications for the US.

Risa began her Credit Insurance career in 1986 with Fidelity & Deposit Companies and continued her years of service through succeeding  companies Maryland Netherlands Credit Insurance Company, Gerling NCM, and NCM Americas. 

Risa was born in Maryland and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Towson University and a Masters in Administrative Science from Johns Hopkins University. 

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031-8643
Tel:   +1 (410) 568-3855
Fax:  +1 (410) 568-3903

E-mail: risa.pickle@atradius.com

 

Rogelio FernandezRogelio Fernandez

President – Director Atradius Collections, Inc.

Rogelio Fernandez was appointed to the position of President & Director of Atradius Collections - Americas in July 2015. In this leadership role, he is responsible for Atradius Collections offices in USA, Mexico, Canada and Brazil, developing new business and growing the local markets, innovating debt collections strategies to meet market trends and expand geographically with Atradius Collections offices in the rest of the Americas.

Prior to joining Atradius Collections - Americas, Rogelio worked as General Manager for Atradius Collections - Nordic & Baltic Region for 5 years. Before that, Rogelio started in Atradius Collections - HQ based in Amsterdam in 2008, as Global Client Relationship Program Manager and before that as EMEA Service Manager for LG Electronics in The Netherlands.

Rogelio was born in Madrid, Spain and holds a B.A. from UNED University Madrid in Business Administration and has extensive international business experience.

3500 Lacey Road, Suite 220
Downers Grove, IL 60515 USA
Phone: +1 630 931 4802
Cell: +1 630 506 9202
E-mail: rogelio.fernandez@atradius.com

 

Holly BurkettHolly Burkett

Vice President – Human Resources Director/NAFTA

Holly Burkett was appointed to the position of Vice President, Human Resources of Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. in April 2014. In this leadership role, she is responsible for managing all Human Resources functions in the NAFTA region and providing the NAFTA leadership team with guidance on employee relations and engagement.

Prior to joining Atradius, Holly worked in the Human Resources field for over 15 years within various industries including Real Estate Finance, Information Technology Services, Retail and Manufacturing.

Holly was born in Phoenix, AZ and holds a B.A. in Communications, with emphasis on International/Intercultural Communications from Arizona State University.

Certifications:

  • Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) 

 

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031-8643
Tel:   +1 (410) 568-3879
Fax:  +1 (410) 568-3902

E-mail: holly.burkett@atradius.com

 

Samuel HautotSamuel Hautot

Vice President, Treasurer and Head of Finance - NAFTA

Samuel Hautot was appointed to the position of Vice President, Treasurer and Head of Finance - NAFTA in November 2011. In this leadership role, he is responsible for managing all finance, control and facilities functions in the NAFTA region.

Prior to joining Atradius, Samuel worked in the trade credit insurance industry for 12 years with one of our largest competitors. During his tenure there, he held several key positions in France and in the US.

Samuel was born in Harfleur, France and holds a B.A. in Business Studies, specializing in accounting & controllership from Ecole de Management de Normandie, France.

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031-8643
Tel:   +1 (410) 568-3862
Fax:  +1 (410) 568-3903

 

E-mail: samuel.hautot@atradius.com

Gary ShapiroGary Shapiro

Vice President and General Counsel - NAFTA

Gary Shapiro was appointed to the position of Vice President and General Counsel of Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. in July 2014. In this leadership role, he is responsible for all legal affairs of the Company, providing advice and counsel to staff on all credit insurance activities, reviewing new products, regulatory filings and compliance. Gary serves as Secretary for the Board of Directors. 

Prior to joining Atradius, Gary worked in the trade credit insurance industry for 19 years. He held several key management positions in addition to serving as General Counsel.

Gary was born in New York, NY and holds a B.A. from City College of New York,  and a J.D. from New York University.

Bar Memberships:

  • New Jersey, 1976
  • New York, 1977
  • Maryland, 2009

230 Schilling Circle, Ste. 240
Hunt Valley, MD 21031-8643
Tel:   +1 (410) 568-3833
Mobile:  +1 (443
) 756-1392

E-mail: gary.shapiro@atradius.com

 

Disclaimer

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