GCS partners from more than sixty countries came together in Vancouver Canada September 15-17, 2010 to review the past years results, discuss and reach decisions on ways to continue to expand upon and improve the group’s core services of credit and risk management strategies.
There were many highlights during the conference including the warm hospitality of our host partners CEO Peter Sorrentino and Administration Director Heidi Roszmann, and their wonderful city which all delegates were able to enjoy during the evening social gatherings which included a dinner cruise of Vancouver harbour one night voted one of the most spectacular times by all attending.
The conference saw the appointment of Mr. Sam Omukoko from Metropol East Africa Limited as the GCS African Regional Director, with Sam joining the regional director’s advisory board.
Wednesday September 15, saw the GLOBAL CREDIT, COLLECTIONS & RISK MANAGEMENT SEMINAR jointly hosted by GCS Group and our Canadian partner and host General Credit Services Inc. Opened by Don Fast, Deputy Minister Economic Development for the Province of British Colombia, more than 120 delegates listened to speakers Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist Central Credit Union, Tiki Patel, COO of Aktiv Kapital, Stuart Bergman, Director of Economics Analysis and Forecasting Export Development Canada.
The panel included internationally renowned GCS speakers from the Caribbean, New Zealand, Kenya, Ukraine, Australia and the United Kingdom, with the event chaired by an amusing and respected person in the form of Kevin Terrell from GCS Spain. The event provided a forum for Canadian business people to stay abreast of current events in the fields of credit, collections and risk management.