Executive Bios :
PRESIDENT AND CEO, NORTH AMERICA REGIONFredrik Murer is President and CEO of Coface’s North America Region.
Based in East Windsor, N.J, Mr. Murer leads all of Coface’s commercial and marketing activities and business growth in the United States and Canada. He is also responsible for the information systems, organization and operations areas.
Before joining Coface, Mr. Murer was Head of Americas, Political Risk & Credit at Ace-Chubb Corporation. He has had a long and distinguished career in the insurance sector, having held senior political risk underwriting roles in Zurich Financial Services Group from 2002 to 2004, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies between 1997 and 2002, and the American International Group, where he started his career in 1993.
A Norwegian national and permanent US resident, Mr. Murer holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, and a Master of Business Administration from the American Graduate School of International Management.
Kerstin C. Braun
Executive Vice President
Kerstin Braun is Executive Vice President of Coface North America, leading all of Coface’s sales and marketing activities in the United States and Canada. She is responsible for product development and business growth in Coface’s four business lines: Trade credit insurance, business information, accounts receivable financing/factoring and receivables management.
Prior to coming to the United States in 2009, Ms. Braun led the sales department at Coface Deutschland, a position she held since 2005. At the same time, she was also responsible for sales in the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden. Because of Ms. Braun’s international background, she was chosen to lead global project groups for new product development and for the implementation of worldwide sales tools.
Ms. Braun studied law at Eberhard-Karls-University (Tuebingen, Germany) and received a PhD from the University of Salzburg (Austria). During the course of her professional and academic career, she has resided in Italy, Switzerland and the United States.
Ms. Braun is a member of Coface’s Top Management Group. She works in the New York City and East Windsor, New Jersey offices of Coface North America.
Executive Vice President, Coface North America
Kenneth Moyle is a Senior Vice President at Coface North America, responsible for managing the underwriting of all credit insurance policies, Ken manages Coface's exposure in North America, and is also responsible for the analysis and evaluation of larger exposures.
Mr. Moyle started as an underwriter in the Credit Insurance Department of Continental Insurance in 1986 and has held various underwriting and administrative positions in credit insurance at Continental and then CNA Credit, both predecessors to Coface North America.
Prior to that he worked as a credit analyst for Integrity Insurance Company, underwriting financial guarantees. He has a B.A. from Rutgers College and an MBA from Rutgers Graduate
School of Management.
Mr. Moyle is a licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Producer.
He is based in East Windsor, New Jersey.