Chris Short is appointed Country Manager for Canada

Press release

5th April 2016 - Chris Short is appointed Country Manager for Atradius Canada.

Mississauga, ON and Baltimore, MD – April 5, 2016 – Atradius Credit Insurance is pleased to welcome Chris Short as Country Manager for Atradius Canada. Chris joins Atradius from Coface to assume the role from long time Atradius Country Manager Ian Miller who is moving into retirement. Ian will continue with Atradius in a supporting role to ensure a successful transition.


Chris Short portait


Chris is a recognized leader in the trade credit insurance industry and a highly regarded expert in domestic and international business. He has dedicated his career to Trade Credit Insurance and joins Atradius after successful 26-year tenure with Coface North America. In his role as SVP and Country Manager, Chris successfully launched and established the branch in Canada, adding a full range of Risk Underwriting, Risk Analysis and Commercial Services to the market. Prior to building the Coface brand and business in Canada, Chris led international and strategic accounts throughout North America.


“I’m very pleased to join Atradius and to build on the momentum and growth that Ian and his team have created here,” said Chris Short. “Atradius has long been recognized for its agility and capability to work with customers from a broad cross-section of industries doing business here at home and around the world. As the second largest trade credit insurance company in the world, I’m looking forward to helping our customers and broker partners protect and expand their business in the months and years ahead.”

“First, I want to thank Ian Miller for his leadership, hard work and dedication to Atradius. Ian has been instrumental in building and growing the company in Canada. We are excited to enter a new chapter in Atradius’ growth and success in Canada under Chris’ direction,” said David Huey ‎President & Regional Director, NAFTA at Atradius Credit Insurance. “Chris brings with him a solid international perspective and is a proven industry leader that will progress the company and our evolution in the Canadian market.

Atradius Canada provides Credit Insurance and support for local and international businesses. Canada is an important hub for world trade and Atradius supports many businesses who are headquartered here, as well as many others who seek to trade with local companies. Working closely with our colleagues around the world in cross-border teams, Atradius Canada is proud to provide a global service with a local focus. Atradius Canada is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario with offices in Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec.

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About Atradius 

Atradius provides trade credit insurance, surety and collections services worldwide through a strategic presence in 50 countries.  Atradius has access to credit information on 200 million companies worldwide. Its credit insurance, bonding and collections products help protect companies throughout the world from payment risks associated with selling products and services on trade credit.

Atradius forms part of Grupo Catalana Occidente (GCO.MC), one of the leading insurers in Spain and worldwide in credit insurance.

Atradius Contact:

Kathy Farley
Corporate Communications & Marketing
T: +1 410-568-3817 or 1-800-822-3223


The statements made herein are provided solely for general informational purposes and should not be relied upon for any purpose. Please refer to the actual policy or the relevant product or services agreement for the governing terms. Nothing herein should be construed to create any right, obligation, advice or responsibility on the part of Atradius, including any obligation to conduct due diligence of buyers or on your behalf. If Atradius does conduct due diligence on any buyer it is for its own underwriting purposes and not for the benefit of the insured or any other person. Additionally, in no event shall Atradius and its related, affiliated and subsidiary companies be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of the statements made information herein.