Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Marilyn Blattner-Hoyle to its global credit & surety unit as Global Head of Trade Finance.
Effective 18 August, Blattner-Hoyle will oversee origination and underwriting activities across the company’s trade finance portfolio.
She will focus on the development of growth opportunities, implementation of our business strategy and the digitisation of the unit’s offering.
Based in Zurich, Blattner-Hoyle will report to Andreas Hillebrand, Global Head Credit & Surety.
She is described as a highly regarded leader in the broader structured trade credit and political risk market and most recently held the position of Global Head of Trade Finance at AIG.
Commenting on the appointment, Hillebrand said, “Trade Finance is a core proposition in our class of business and over the years we have developed a highly successful franchise with client banks and corporates.
“Marilyn’s experience in managing a global Trade Finance book and her strong external network are a perfect fit for our team.
“She will be instrumental in building new and exciting products for our clients in this highly dynamic business environment.”