Atradius Credit Insurance Names Industry Leader Jonathan Handen as Senior Manager - Special Products Unit
Baltimore, MD – July 14, 2016
Atradius Credit Insurance is pleased to welcome Jonathan Handen as Senior Manager –Special Products Unit. Jon will be based in the Hunt Valley, Maryland office, outside Baltimore, and will initially be reporting to Peter Aitken, Vice President - Head of Special Products Americas, until his planned retirement at the end of 2016. At that point, Jon will assume the role of Vice President - Head of Special Products Americas, reporting to Olivier David, the London-based Director of Special Products world-wide.
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 had held several roles from 1998–2005. Jon spent the past 11 years at Euler Hermes, 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.
Jon’s professional profile reflects a wide range of experience with policy underwriting, product and market development, customer service, and distribution channel management. He is an innovator whose skills will well-serve Atradius customers, broker-partners and colleagues.
Peter Aitken speaks highly of him saying, “Jon’s reputation and credentials are among the finest in our business. I’m excited to welcome him to our Special Products team and looking forward to the process of transitioning the leadership of our Special Products Americas unit over the next six months.”
Olivier David, said, “Jon is a great addition and complement to our team of structured credit and political risks underwriters. His experience in domestic and international markets, as well as his deep knowledge of our industry, will add further value to our policyholders and brokers. I can assure our business partners of a smooth transition as Pete’s retirement date approaches and the reins are handed over to Jon.”
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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.
Kathy Farley - Corporate Communications & Marketing
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