Euler Hermes, the world’s leading provider of trade credit insurance, has appointed Rodrigo Rincon Jimenez as chief executive officer of Euler Hermes Brazil and member of the company’s Americas region Executive Management Team. He reports to Jochen Duemler, CEO and head of Euler Hermes Americas region.
Jimenez joins Euler Hermes from Mondial Assistance Brazil, both of which are companies within the Allianz Group. During his 13 years with Mondial, he held various leadership positions – including deputy CEO, chief strategy officer and chief marketing officer – involving responsibility for business development, client support, market management and quality assurance initiatives. Prior to Mondial, Jimenez held a range of sales and marketing positions over six years, including direct sales general manager at Whirlpool in São Paulo.
Euler Hermes Brazil began operations in 1999, employs 50 people in São Paulo, Curitiba, Porto Alegre and Belo Horizonte, and consists of three companies: Euler Hermes Credit Insurance Export SA; Euler Hermes Credit Insurance SA and Euler Hermes Risk Management Services Ltda. Recently, the company received the 2014 award for "Best Performance – Export Credit” from Segurador Brasil magazine, as rated by the Brazilian economist Luiz Roberto Castiglione. In 2013, Euler Hermes was named Brazil’s “Best Domestic Credit Insurer” by Cobertura Magazine for outstanding economic performance, including market share evolution, gross technical result and company history.