The International Credit Insurance & Surety Association (ICISA) has announced that Andreas Tesch, chief market officer and board member of Atradius, has been appointed as its new president.

ICISA was founded in 1928 and includes more than 95% of the private credit insurance companies worldwide.

In 2011, Tesch was appointed a member of the management board and chief market officer at Atradius. As CMO he is responsible for Atradius Credit Insurance worldwide (excluding Spain, Portugal, and Brazil), and for the unit’s Dutch-state business, global, special products, and group communication and commercial development.

Tesch became head of global, Oceania and new markets of Atradius in 2007 following six years in directorship roles with the company, spanning risk services for Central and Eastern Europe and corporate development & communications.

Before joining Atradius, Tesch was director of Simon Kucher & Partners, where he advised clients on strategy and mergers and acquisitions.