In line with its growth strategy, Coface announced the appointment of Massimo Falcioni as Head of Middle East countries. Based in Dubai, Falcioni will join and strengthen the Mediterranean & Africa Regional Management team – overseeing expansion in the region and contributing to Coface’s business growth. He will report to Antonio Marchitelli, Mediterranean & Africa Region Manager.
Falcioni brings extensive experience to his new role, having enjoyed a successful 24-year career across a number of senior management positions. Prior to joining Coface, Falcioni held the position of CEO of Euler Hermes in the GCC in Dubai since 2012, while serving as a senior executive board member and commercial director roles within high profile business groups including Volkswagen Financial Services, Philip Morris and Exxon – Mobil.
“I am pleased to welcome Massimo Falcioni, who will contribute with his extensive experience in credit insurance, to the development of our Region, in the strategic area of Middle East,” said Antonio Marchitelli Mediterranean & Africa Region Manager.
“I am honoured and pleasured to join Coface and the successful Regional Mediterranean & Africa Management team, I am impressed by the professionalism and enthusiasm of the team members. I will focus as a priority on Coface expansion strategy of credit insurance in Middle East Region particularly the GCC countries supporting our customers to trade safely in both domestic and international markets”, commented Massimo Falcioni.
The Coface Group, a worldwide leader in credit insurance, offers companies around the globe solutions to protect them against the risk of financial default of their clients, both on the domestic market and for export. Coface Emirates Services located in DIFC, Dubai is a subsidiary of Coface SA. Coface Credit Insurance, Collection and Information services are available in all GCC countries. Coface Emirates also provides trade finance solutions to SME’s and corporate through partnerships with leading commercial banks.