Chris Doubé has been appointed chief executive officer for Euler Hermes in Australia and New Zealand with effect from today. Chris Doubé succeeds Babette Bottin, who will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
In his new position, Chris Doubé will drive the Group’s development in Oceania reporting to Fabrice Desnos, head of Euler Hermes Asia Pacific.
Chris Doubé has over 11 years experience within the trade credit insurance
industry in Australia, holding various management positions with Coface, QBE Trade Indemnity and Dexta Corporation. Until May 2012, he was country manager of Coface Australia, and most recently served as general manager of Trade Credit Underwriting Agency at National Credit Insurance Brokers (NCI).
An Australian national, Chris Doubé holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Management from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.
Euler Hermes has provided trade credit insurance products and services in Oceania in partnership with Allianz since acquiring the underwriting staff and portfolio from Lumley Trade Credit in 2006, and today employs 33 people in offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland.
For further information, please contact:
Euler Hermes Group Media Relations
Bettina Sattler – +33 (0)1 8411 6141 (Paris)
Euler Hermes APAC
Matthew Ellerton – +65 6395 8981 (Singapore)
Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
Lorenzo Ricci – +33(0)1 53 67 12 83 (Paris)
Alistair McKillop - +61 2 8258 6521 (Sydney)