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Atradius gets new country manager
Trade credit insurer Atradius (www.atradius.co.uk) appoints Oliver Ford as Country Manager to head up its multinational business for the UK. Following a decade in senior roles for Atradius in Hong Kong and London, Ford returns to the Atradius UK headquarters in Cardiff, after spending the last four years as regional sales director for Atradius in Asia.
In his new role as Country Manager, Ford will lead a team of senior account managers, providing the best possible personal service to Atradius’ multinational customers.
“Atradius was an attractive firm to work for right from the beginning. It’s a large multinational with a fantastic location in Cardiff Bay, with opportunities to travel offering a different experience from the average company. Throughout my 14 years at Atradius, my horizons have expanded in every sense, I’ve always enjoyed being challenged, while being supported to progress to the next level in the organisation,” says Ford.
“As Country Manager, I’m proud to be part of a well-established global team. I’ve been delighted with a very warm welcome home both internally and from the wider market, and I look forward to ensuring Atradius continues to grow its reputation as the best-in-class provider for multinational credit insurance.”
“Oliver’s expertise has developed over years of dedication to customer service both in the UK and internationally and his wealth of experience stands him in excellent stead to lead the global team,” says Michael Westra, UK and Ireland Regional Director, Atradius Global. “We’re pleased to welcome him back to the UK where we know he will drive service excellence for our customers and support future talent in the team.”
With a strategic presence in over 50 countries, Atradius is a global provider of credit insurance, bond and surety, collections and information services.