Coface announces new appointment of China Country Manager and Head of China Global Solutions
Coface announces today the appointment of Benoit Ganzmann as China Country Manager and Head of China Global Solutions effective 8 July. China Global Solutions is a new initiative to follow and service Chinese companies and their subsidiaries across the world.
China Country Manager and Head of China Global Solutions
Benoit brings 17 years of experience in Trade Credit Insurance. In 2002, he started his career as a financial inspector working for Atradius and subsequently headed the Special Risk Management Department (Risk and Collections) in France. In 2008, Benoit moved to Hong Kong and became the Risk Manager for Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and South Korea Markets.
Since 2012, Benoit was with Euler Hermes (EH), initially as Risk Director in China for 2 years and then Regional APAC Risk. His last role at EH was as the CEO of EH China and the deputy CEO of the joint venture EH/ CPIC since September 2017.
Benoit has a bachelor’s degree with majors in Finance and Mathematics. With extensive experience across all aspects of the trade credit insurance market, including risk underwriting, key relationship and partner management, and knowledge of the China markets, Benoit will contribute to growing Coface’s Chinese business in China and across the world.
Benoit will be based in Shanghai, China, and he will report directly to Bhupesh Gupta, CEO of Coface for Asia Pacific.