Trade credit insurer Equinox Global has created a new specialist claims function headed up by John Davison as head of claims.

Based in London, Davison will be responsible for building the new function and provide technical support to the underwriting team. He reports to Vicki Harrison, finance director.

He joins from specialist broker Credit and Business Finance Group, and has 25 years of experience in credit insurance, 14 of which at Euler Hermes.

Commenting on his new position, Davison says: “This role is a great opportunity for me to utilise my claims and underwriting experience to develop a claims function that supports and strengthens our customer relationships.”

Mike Holley, chief executive of Equinox Global, adds: “John is the first dedicated claims professional to join Equinox and I am delighted to welcome him to the team. Equinox is going from strength to strength and now is the right time to build our claims function strengthening our existing systems and demonstrate our commitment to constantly improving our outstanding service delivery for clients.”