Credit insurer Coface has appointed Mark Qian as its country manager for China.

Qian will be based in Shanghai and reports to Benoit Ganzmann, Coface’s chief executive of the greater China region in Hong Kong.

Qian joined Coface in 2019 as the commercial director for China.

Previously, Qian spent four years co-founding fintech startups in credit management services and supply chain finance.

He also headed up Marsh’s China trade credit and political risk department, led the commercial team for China Pacific Insurance at Euler Hermes China for three years, and spent six years as credit and supply chain finance manager for Lenovo Group.