Trade credit insurer Atradius has appointed Damien Dawson as its new Regional Manager for London and the South East.
Mr Dawson joins Atradius with more than 33 years’ experience in credit insurance, receivables management and broking industries. He will lead the Atradius team in the London and South East region, managing its existing portfolio and continuing to grow Atradius’ presence within the local market.
He said: “Atradius has a very good reputation in the industry and a key focus on customer service. I want to further strengthen Atradius’ close working relationships with brokers and customers to ensure that our service remains second to none. Open dialogue and collaboration with brokers is essential so that we can collectively offer customers the right support and stability during such an uncertain economic time.”
Prior to his appointment at Atradius, Mr Dawson’s most recent role was at Tokio Marine HHC Credit where he spent four years as head of new business and broker development. His past experience includes two stints at insurer Euler Hermes initially as assistant director and more recently as regional director as well as broker Marsh Trade Credit, latterly as practice leader.
Atradius’ UK and Ireland headquarters is located in Cardiff with its regional presence supported by a network of hubs in Manchester, Birmingham and London. With unrivalled trading insights, business intelligence millions of companies worldwide, experts on the ground around the globe and protection from non-payment, Atradius is partner to businesses seeking trade opportunities both domestically and overseas.
Stuart Ramsden, Regional Director for Atradius UK and Ireland, said: “Damien has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the sector both from the perspective of credit insurer and broker which gives him an unrivalled insight. We’re pleased to welcome him to lead the region and enhance Atradius’ presence by working closely with brokers and supporting customers to develop robust trade strategies and achieve growth.”