About Atradius Hong Kong

Specialists in trade credit insurance, surety and debt collections, we’re committed to building strong relationships with our customers. We work alongside you to understand and support your business.

Atradius Hong Kong operates with a team of locally based Underwriters, Account Managers and Collections Specialists. We’re committed to working closely with you to better understand your business and build strong relationships

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Hong Kong presence at a glance

We have had a base in Hong Kong for more than a decade and have established a strong local presence, where we are the number one supplier of global, multinational credit management support. We focus on local businesses, supporting their export and domestic business needs, while growing together with them.

In addition, our Atradius Hong Kong office acts as our Regional Headquarters for both Atradius Credit Insurance and Atradius Collections in Asia. Hong Kong is where our Regional Director is based. From this office, the Regional Director and his team co-ordinate the expansion strategy in Asia and direct the support we provide throughout the region. We are based in the heart of Asia’s financial community. Our professionalism and in-depth local market knowledge provide us with ability to underwrite 99.5% of the regional risks locally.

Atradius Hong Kong also covers business in Taiwan in partnership with MSIG Mingtai and in South Korea in partnership with Seoul Guarantee Insurance Company.

 

History of Atradius in Hong Kong from origins to today

Since starting out as a small team of six in Hong Kong, Atradius in Asia has grown rapidly. Today, with a regional presence of more than 200 staff, in over ten markets and 15 offices,

Atradius Asia now insures a large number of top local multinationals and key local companies.

 

Key information and dates in our local history include:

  • 2005 Atradius Hong Kong office established
  • 2006 Credit Insurance Licence issued
  • 2007 Hong Kong established as Atradius Asia’s Regional HQ
  • 2007 Atradius Collections Asia is established in Hong Kong
  • 2015 Atradius Asia imbeds a team of Commercial and Risk Underwriters into MSIG Mingtai in Taiwan

 

Management and representatives in Hong Kong

Atradius Credit Insurance Asia operates under the leadership of regional Managing Director, Eric den Boogert. He is supported by the Head of Risk Services Asia, Bart Poublon, who is responsible for Buyer Underwriting in the Asia region.

Atradius Hong Kong is run by the country manager of Hong Kong, who also has market responsibility for Taiwan and South Korea.

Our Hong Kong team includes Commercial and Risk Underwriters, Collections specialists, a Finance team and support staff. In Taiwan, our team comprises Commercial and Risk Underwriters.

Atradius Collections Asia is managed by Tony Au.

Senior Management Team

Eric Den BoogertEric den Boogert

Eric den Boogert was appointed to the position of Managing Director of Atradius Credit Insurance in Asia and the Middle East in 2011. A member of the Atradius Leadership Team, he is directly responsible for all operations and strategy in Asia and the Middle East.

Eric joined the company in 1995 and has worked in commercial functions located in the Netherlands (Breda), Germany (Cologne), the UK (London) and India (Mumbai) before relocating to Hong Kong in January 2006 to take on the post of Regional Sales Manager New Markets, He was later promoted to Deputy Regional Director New Markets and Country Manager for Hong Kong.

In his previous roles, Eric was responsible for business development in Japan, China, Hong Kong, India, UAE and Brazil as Regional Sales Manager, where he succeeded in achieving growth ahead of target every year.

A law graduate from Erasmus University, Rotterdam (Netherlands), Eric’s extensive experience of working with emerging markets in Asia, the Middle East and South America provides him with a highly developed commercial understanding, which has helped shape the services and solutions provided by Atradius in Asia.
 

Bart Poublon management boardBart Poublon

Bart Poublon was appointed to the position of Executive Manager Risk Services Asia Pacific in July 2012. He is currently located in Hong Kong and is responsible for managing a team of more than 50 credit analysts located across the region in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, China and Indonesia.

Prior to this, Bart worked in several roles for Atradius around the world. This included Senior Risk Underwriter in the UK, Underwriting Manager Asia and Manager of the Claims and Recoveries team in Sydney, Australia.

Bart is originally from Belgium and graduated there with a degree in Business Administration - Accountancy & Taxation before taking his first position with Atradius in Paris as a Buyer Underwriter for the Textiles Industry.

Tony AuTony Au

Tony Au was appointed to the position of Regional Head of Atradius Collections in Asia Pacific in2008.  He is responsible for managing Collections operations, sales and regional expansion of the business across Asia and Oceania. 

Tony started his career in the Commercial Banking Department at Nanyang Commercial Bank.  He then joined Hong Kong Export Credit Insurance Corporation (HKECIC) where he held various senior positions in underwriting, business development, claims and recoveries. Prior to joining Atradius Collections in 2008, he worked as a Senior Underwriter at QBE Hong Kong & Shanghai Insurance and was mainly responsible for the underwriting and claims in trade credit insurance. 

Tony graduated with a BSc degree in Economics from the School of Business Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and received a LL.B. in Chinese Law from Tsinghua University.

Building a strong local presence for local needs

Our local focus is on being best in class in servicing our local and Atradius Global accounts. The proof is reflected in our exceptionally high retention rates, which run at more than 95% annually.

We have strong longstanding relationships with many international brokers. In addition, we actively reach out and support local brokers. We help them to develop new business opportunities and grow their knowledge of credit insurance through dedicated training sessions and the Atradius Online Training Portal.

Our skilled underwriters and account managers understand the needs of your business and market and work closely with you and your broker to find the best credit insurance solutions.
Our Collections office in Hong Kong comprises an experienced team of debt collections specialists and is available to you, regardless of whether you have Credit Insurance with us or not.

Careers with Atradius Hong Kong

Atradius a global company and, whilst we recruit the best talent available from both local and international markets, our intention is to create an Asian talent team of well trained and empowered individuals to grow the industry in the region and eventually move on and upwards to other regions to share their Asian perspective on business.

We promote a positive working culture for all of our people. Contact us for the latest information on vacancies and further information on our working culture. Alternatively, please submit your curriculum vitae or résumé.

Phone: +852 3657 0700
Email:  Rita.Tsang@Atradius.com

 

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