Coface appoints Yoshihiro Suchi as Country Manager of Coface in Japan
Yoshihiro Suchi has been appointed as Country Manager of Coface in Japan effective from 28 September 2015.
Based in Tokyo, Yoshihiro will oversee the business development and the operations of Coface’s trade credit insurance and services activities in Japan.
Yoshihiro will replace Bruno Tavernier who led Coface Japan over the past four years and who we would like to thank for that.
Yoshihiro has more than 20 years of experience in non-life insurance industry with in-depth knowledge and experience of trade credit insurance and political risk insurance. He also has strong experience in sales management, alliance partnership with financial institutions and agencies management.
Prior to joining Coface, he was the General Manager of Specialty Lines Department of AIU General Insurance Co. Ltd. in Tokyo, leading a team of 30 sales specialists and managing a US$70 million premium portfolio consisting of marine, trade credit, political risk insurance, surety, environmental impairment insurance and aerospace. Before that, he also worked in AIU Hong Kong as the Trade Credit and Political Risk Manager and the Division Head of Japanese Business Units for 6 years.
Yoshihiro graduated from the International Christian University and obtained his Master degree of Business Administration from Emory University in Atlanta.