Corporate Management

Our Management and Supervisory Boards drive our business, guided by the interests of our stakeholders and the needs of our customers.

Management Board

The Management Board has five members and is responsible for achieving Atradius’ aims, strategy, policy and results. It has a legal duty to be guided by the interests of Atradius and the businesses connected to it.


 

The General Meeting has the authority to appoint a Management Board member on the recommendation of the Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee of the Supervisory Board.

David Capdevila | Chief Executive Officer | AtradiusDavid Capdevila

Chief Executive Officer
(1966, Spanish nationality)

David Capdevila was appointed Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Atradius N.V. in January 2020.

He is responsible for Strategy and Corporate Development, Human Resources and Facilities, Legal and Compliance and Internal Audit. He is also responsible for corporate responsibility within Atradius. He is the General Manager of Atradius Crédito y Caución S.A. de Seguros y Reaseguros and Chairman of Grupo Compañía Española de Crédito y Caución, S.L.

He joined Grupo Catalana Occidente in 1992 as Director for Organisation and Quality and, since then, has assumed various responsibilities in Grupo Catalana Occidente S.A. and other entities within Grupo Catalana Occidente. Previously, from 2006 to 2013 he held the position of General Manager of Crédito y Caución, from 2008 to 2013 he was Chief Market Officer and a member of the Management Board of Atradius N.V., and from 2016 to 2019 he was the CEO of Plus Ultra Seguros.

David has a degree in Actuarial Economics from the University of Barcelona and an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Andreas Tesch, AtradiusAndreas Tesch

Chief Market Officer

Andreas Tesch was appointed Member of the Management Board and Chief Market Officer (CMO) in October 2011.

As CMO he is responsible for Atradius Credit Insurance worldwide (excluding Spain, Portugal, and Brazil), and for the units Atradius Dutch State Business, Global, Special Products, and Group Communications & Commercial Development.

Andreas Tesch became Head of Global, Oceania and New Markets of Atradius in 2007 following six years in directorship roles with the company, spanning Risk Services for Central and Eastern Europe and Corporate Development & Communications.

Prior to joining Atradius, Andreas Tesch was Director of Simon Kucher & Partners, where he advised clients on strategy and mergers & acquisitions.

Andreas Tesch has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Cologne.

Chris van Lint, AtradiusChristian van Lint

Chief Risk Officer

Christian van Lint was appointed Member of the Management Board and Chief Risk Officer (CRO) in November 2012.

As CRO he is responsible for Risk Management, Group Buyer Underwriting, Risk Services, and Outward Reinsurance.

Christian van Lint became Director of Group Risk Management in 2006 following four years in the role of Risk Services Director of the Netherlands and Nordic region.

Since joining the company as an underwriter in 1983 he has developed his career in a wide range of risk management roles.

Claus Gramlich, AtradiusClaus Gramlich-Eicher

Chief Financial Officer

 

Claus Gramlich-Eicher was appointed Member of the Management Board and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in May 2013.

 

As CFO he is responsible for Finance, Financial Control, and Corporate Finance.

 

Prior to Atradius, Claus Gramlich-Eicher worked for Allianz in various senior financial management roles in Germany, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic. Most recently he was Executive Director for Allianz Investment Management SE in Munich (Germany).

 

Claus Gramlich-Eicher has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) and a CEMS Masters Degree in International Management. He has worked in financial services for more than 20 years.

Marc Henstridge, AtradiusMarc Henstridge

Chief Insurance Operations Officer 
(1968, British nationality)

Marc Henstridge was appointed Chief Insurance Operations Officer (CIOO) in January 2017.

He is responsible for Project and Process, IT Services, Bonding, Collections, Inward Reinsurance, and Instalment Credit Protection. He is the Chairman of Atradius Reinsurance DAC and a Board member of Atradius Collections Holding B.V. and Atradius Participations Holding S.L.U. Furthermore, Marc has worked for Atradius and its predecessor companies since 1997.

Before his appointment as CIOO, he served as Director of Risk Services in the UK and Ireland, and Special Products worldwide. Prior to joining Atradius, he spent 10 years at HSBC Corporate as an analyst in the retail and aerospace sectors.

Marc graduated in Business Studies at Oakwood College of H&FE in Kent.

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board has ten members and is responsible for monitoring and guiding the general affairs of Atradius and the policy of the Management Board. Like the Management Board, it is guided by the interests of Atradius and the businesses connected to it.

Xavier Freixes (Chairman)
Francisco Arregui (Vice Chairman)
Désirée van Gorp

Juan Ignacio Guerrero
Carlos Halpern
John Hourican
Bernd-Hinrich Meyer
Hugo Serra

José María Sunyer


 

Supervisory Board Committees

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee supports the Supervisory Board in fulfilling its financial supervisory and monitoring duties. It oversees the integrity of the Atradius’ financial statements, the external auditor’s qualifications and the performance of internal and external auditors. The Audit Committee monitors the financial reporting process within Atradius and the system of internal controls. It also facilitates ongoing communication between the external auditor, the Management Board, the internal audit department and the Supervisory Board on issues concerning Atradius’ financial position and financial affairs.

Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee

The Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee supports the Supervisory Board in fulfilling its governance supervisory and monitoring duties. It initiates proposals for the appointment of members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board, the Remuneration Policy, the remuneration of senior management and other corporate governance matters.