31 August 2017Insurance

Euler Hermes taps Ironshore trade credit SVP to lead UK transactional cover

Trade credit insurer Euler Hermes has appointed Christophe White as head of its UK transactional cover unit.

White joins Euler Hermes from Ironshore Insurance, where he has served as senior vice president of trade credit and political risk for the past four years. Previously, he worked for AIG for seven years where, most recently as head of international trade credit.

In his new role, White will manage Euler Hermes' client portfolio, oversee the strategic development of the unit and lead the London TCU team. He will report to Pierre Lamourelle, deputy global head of transactional cover unit.

Isabelle Girardet, global head of the transactional cover unit, said: "We are very pleased to welcome Christophe to the team. He brings strong and valuable experience in the political risk and structured trade credit insurance markets at a time when political and economic uncertainty is driving increasing interest and demand in our solutions."

Lamourelle added: "Christophe’s appointment helps strengthen our team to better serve our clients and brokers and increase our footprint in the London market."

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