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Tokio Marine HCC – Credit Group Grows European Credit and Political Risk Team

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

London, 11 August 2021:


Tokio Marine HCC (TMHCC) – Credit Group has expanded its European Credit and Political Risk team with the appointment of Benjamin Faubert as Senior Underwriter.


Operating from Tokio Marine HCC’s Paris office, Benjamin will write a combination of Credit and Political Risk insurance products, with a particular focus on clients within the European Economic Area (EEA) region.


Beginning his insurance career in London with Coface, Benjamin has over a decade of experience in the market, having held a series of senior underwriting roles in London, New York City, and Paris at Euler Hermes, and Société Générale where he was Director of Syndications, Credit and Political Risk.


Jerome Swinscoe, President of Tokio Marine HCC – Credit Group, said of Benjamin’s appointment: “The growth of our Credit and Political Risk footprint in Europe is a key strategic priority for us but only with the right people and in the right sectors.


“I am delighted to have secured the services of someone of Benjamin’s calibre. We have ambitious plans for our team in France, and we expect to see strong, steady growth in the coming years by building long-lasting relationships with both brokers and clients, just as we have in the U.K. and U.S. Benjamin will play a key role in delivering on our plans across the EEA region.”


Commenting on his new role, Benjamin added: “It’s a great opportunity to join such a strong team at a time when ambitions are so high. I look forward to working with the team to further establish the expertise and credentials of TMHCC in France and beyond.”




Tokio Marine HCC is a member of the Tokio Marine Group, a premier global company founded in 1879 with a market capitalization of $33 billion as of March 31, 2021. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. Tokio Marine HCC’s major domestic insurance companies have financial strength ratings of “A+ (Strong)” from S&P Global Ratings, “A++ (Superior)” from A.M. Best, and “AA- (Very Strong)” from Fitch Ratings; its major international insurance companies have financial strength ratings of “A+ (Strong)” from S&P Global Ratings. Tokio Marine HCC is the marketing name used to describe the affiliated companies under the common ownership of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc., a Delaware-incorporated insurance holding company. For more information about Tokio Marine HCC, please visit



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