Management

Our Management and Supervisory Boards drive our business, guided by the interests of our stakeholders and the needs of our customers.

 

Management Board

The Management Board has five members and is responsible for achieving Atradius' aims, strategy, policy and results. It has a legal duty to be guided by the interests of Atradius and the businesses connected to it.

Atradius Management Board

The General Meeting has the authority to appoint a Management Board member on the recommendation of the Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee of the Supervisory Board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Capdevila | Chief Executive Officer | AtradiusDavid Capdevila

Chief Executive Officer

David Capdevila was appointed Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Atradius N.V. in January 2020.

He is responsible for Strategy and Corporate Development, Human Resources and Facilities, Legal and Compliance, Internal Audit and for the credit insurance operations in Spain, Portugal and Brazil. He is also responsible for corporate responsibility within Atradius. He is the General Manager of Atradius Crédito y Caución S.A. de Seguros y Reaseguros.

He joined Grupo Catalana Occidente in 1992 as Director for Organisation and Quality and, since then, has assumed various responsibilities in Grupo Catalana Occidente S.A. and other entities within Grupo Catalana Occidente. Previously, from 2006 to 2013 he held the position of General Manager of Crédito y Caución, from 2008 to 2013 he was Chief Market Officer and a member of the Management Board of Atradius N.V., and from 2016 to 2019 he was the CEO of Plus Ultra Seguros.

David has a degree in Actuarial Economics from the University of Barcelona and an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Andreas Tesch, AtradiusAndreas Tesch

Chief Market Officer

Andreas Tesch was appointed Chief Market Officer (CMO) in November 2011. He is responsible for the credit insurance operations (excluding Spain, Portugal and Brazil), as well as Special Products, Dutch State Business and Group Communication and Commercial Development.

He is the Chairman of Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. and a Board member of Atradius Dutch State Business N.V. and Atradius Participations Holding S.L.U. amongst others. Andreas has been President of the International Credit Insurance and Surety Association (ICISA), and has worked for Atradius and its predecessor companies since 2001. From January 2007 to October 2011, he was Director of Global, Oceania and New Markets and, before that, Director of Risk Services for Central and Eastern Europe. Prior to joining Atradius, he was a Director at Simon Kucher & Partners, advising clients on strategy and mergers and acquisitions.

Andreas has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Cologne.

Chris van Lint, AtradiusChristian van Lint

Chief Risk Officer

Christian van Lint was appointed Chief Risk Officer (CRO) in November 2012.

He is responsible for Group Risk Management, Group Buyer Underwriting, Risk Services and Outward Reinsurance. He has worked for Atradius and its predecessor companies since 1983. From February 2006 to November 2012, he was Director of Group Risk Management and, before that, Director of Risk Services for the Netherlands and Nordics. He has held various positions in the areas of claims and recoveries, buyer underwriting, and special risk management.

Christian graduated in Business Administration and
Economics in Utrecht.

Claus Gramlich-Eicher, AtradiusClaus Gramlich-Eicher

Chief Financial Officer

Claus Gramlich-Eicher was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in May 2013.

He is responsible for Group Finance, including Finance Program Management, as well as Group Control and Corporate Finance & Tax. He is also a Board member of Atradius Finance B.V. and Continental Compañia de Seguros de Crédito S.A., as well as a member of the Advisory Board of Kemiex A.G.

He has more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector. Before joining Atradius, he worked for Allianz since 1993 in various senior financial and investment management roles in Germany, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic. He has also held non-executive Board member positions in insurance, investment management and pension fund management companies.

Claus has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen and a CEMS Masters degree in International Management from ESADE in Barcelona.

Marc Henstridge, AtradiusMarc Henstridge

Chief Insurance Operations Officer

Marc Henstridge was appointed Chief Insurance Operations Officer (CIOO) in January 2017.

He is responsible for Project and Process, IT Services, Bonding, Collections, Inward Reinsurance, and Instalment Credit Protection. He is the Chairman of Atradius Reinsurance DAC and a Board member of Atradius Collections Holding B.V. and Atradius Participations Holding S.L.U. Marc has worked for Atradius and its predecessor companies since 1997.

Before his appointment as CIOO, he served as Director of Risk Services in the UK and Ireland, and Special Products worldwide. Prior to joining Atradius, he spent 10 years at HSBC Corporate as an analyst in the retail and aerospace sectors.

Marc graduated in Business Studies at Oakwood College of H&FE in Kent.

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board has nine members and is responsible for monitoring and guiding the general affairs of Atradius and the policy of the Management Board. Like the Management Board, it is guided by the interests of Atradius and the businesses connected to it.

Xavier Freixes (Chairman)
Francisco Arregui (Vice Chairman)
Désirée van Gorp
Juan Ignacio Guerrero
Carlos Halpern
John Hourican
Bernd-Hinrich Meyer
Hugo Serra
José Maria Sunyer

Supervisory Board Committees

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee supports the Supervisory Board in fulfilling its financial supervisory and monitoring duties. It oversees the integrity of the Atradius’ financial statements, the external auditor’s qualifications and the performance of internal and external auditors. The Audit Committee monitors the financial reporting process within Atradius and the system of internal controls. It also facilitates ongoing communication between the external auditor, the Management Board, the internal audit department and the Supervisory Board on issues concerning Atradius’ financial position and financial affairs.

Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee

The Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee supports the Supervisory Board in fulfilling its governance supervisory and monitoring duties. It initiates proposals for the appointment of members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board, the Remuneration Policy, the remuneration of senior management and other corporate governance matters.

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Atradius N.V. is a private company wholly owned by Grupo Catalana Occidente, S.A. and Grupo Compañía Espanõla de Crédito y Caución, S.L.

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