May 31, 2017 – The Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), has appointed Dominque Charpentier as its new Chairman at its Annual General Meeting held in May, 2017.
Charpentier led a seasoned career with extensive experience in the realms of finance and credit insurance, having held senior financial positions in corporations, namely CFO of SCOA and PINAULT Groups and then moving on to become Deputy CEO of Société Marseillaise de Crédit. In 1995, Charpentier ventured into the Credit Insurance industry, within the Euler Group where he was successively Deputy CEO of Cobac Benelux, CEO of Société Française de Factoring and CEO of Eurofactor. In 2002, he moved to Atradius Group, assuming the role of Managing Director of several divisions of the Group: Atradius Factoring, Atradius Bonding, Atradius Instalment Credit Protection and Atradius Credit Insurance Italy.
He then joined the Management Board of Atradius as Chief Insurance Operations Officer in 2013.
Throughout his career, he held numerous Board member positions in professional organizations across Europe, of which: In France, as Director of Association des Sociétés Financières (ASF); in Belgium as Director of Beroep Vereniging van het Krediet (BVK), and on an international level as Director and Chairman of International Factors Group (IFG).
In January 2017, Charpentier retired, and now serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Graydon Holding NV in the Netherlands and has been newly appointed as the Chairman of LCI.
Charpentier graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.
In his capacity as Chairman of LCI, Charpentier will bring his wide experience to support the company in implementing its growth strategy and in its development and expansion. Charpentier succeeds Gerard van Brakel who has been chairing LCI since it was founded in 2001.
LCI, being the first independent specialized Credit Insurance Company in Lebanon and the Middle East, was established in 2001 as a joint venture between Atradius (one of the largest credit insurer’s in the world), a group of local and regional insurance companies and private holding companies. LCI works through its partners in 15 countries, with an actual outstanding exposure in excess of USD 880 million. It is reinsured by first class reinsurers specialized in trade credit and bonds reinsurance.
Through its fully owned subsidiary LCI Services, the company provides an array of key products and services to help businesses grow, specialized in credit information, debt collection, ratings, and credit management consultancy.
For more information, visit: www.lci.com.lb