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Asia committee Committee of Underwriters Credit Insurance Committee LGD Sub-Committee Regulatory Sub Committee Single Risk Committee Surety Committee Surety Trade Credit Insurance Global

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Global Surety, Trade credit

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As global leaders in trade credit insurance, we’ve been managing risks for more than 75 years to help 50, 000 companies grow across some 200 international markets.
As a trusted partner, our 4,700 experts give our clients the confidence they need to navigate in an uncertain and volatile environment. We act for them, we act for trade.
Whatever their size, location or sector, we offer a full range of solutions, from credit insurance to business information to debt-collection services. We empower businesses to make the right decisions and trade smarter.
Every day, we leverage our unique expertise and cutting-edge technology to make trade happen, in both domestic and export markets.


Coface was created in 1946 as an insurance company specialised in export credit insurance. In 1992, Coface began its international development in the United Kingdom and Italy. In 1994, Coface became a private company and acquired German (AK) and Austrian (ÖKV) credit insurers. In 2002, Natixis Banques Populaires became its main shareholder. In 2011, Coface refocused its activity on credit insurance. The Group has been a listed company (Euronext, Paris – CAC Small) since 2014. Under the leadership of Xavier Durand, Coface has already successfully completed the plan ‘Fit to Win’ and has launched in 2019 a second plan “Build to Lead”.

  • Operating directly or indirectly in 200 markets
  • Data on 190 million businesses worldwide
  • 50,000 corporate customers
  • 4700 experts
  • AA- by Fitch / A1 by Moody’s, standalone IFS
Members of the Group Management Board

Xavier DURAND, Chief Executive Officer
Pierre BEVIERRE, Chief Human Resources Officer
Cyrille CHARBONNEL, Underwriting Director
Declan DALY, Chief Operations Officer
Nicolas GARCIA, Commercial Director
Phalla GERVAIS, Chief Financial & Risk Officer
Carole LYTTON, General Secretary
Keyvan SHAMSA, Business Technology Director
Thibault SURER, Strategy and Business Development Director

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