Gordon Cessford | Altradius

cessford-gordon-altradiusAtradius Trade Credit Insurance Inc. named Gordon Cessford regional director of North America. He succeeds David Huey, who held the position for the past five years.

Huey will maintain his role as president of Atradius Trade Credit Insurance until the end of 2019, when he will retire after a 13-year career with Atradius. As regional director, Cessford will continue developing growth and retention initiatives for North America, while overseeing business activities throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. He will also focus on developing local markets, nurturing customer, broker and staff relationships and achieving the organization’s commercial goals.

Cessford has a long track record of success in banking and financial services. He spent more than two decades in the credit insurance industry where he served in a variety of positions, including chief commercial officer and regional commercial director for major credit insurance carriers. In these roles, he was responsible for all aspects of commercial, client and sales strategies in 12 markets and helped grow the trade credit insurance market and business portfolio. Most recently, he served as Atradius’ commercial director in Hong Kong, overseeing operations in the Asia Pacific Region.

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