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Doing Business in China


Tue, June 5, 2018, 10:00


 General Information

Cost: Members: $95
Non-Members: $195

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US: 10:00am ET

About the Webinar

Join Pia Porvari, of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, and Zoe Hui, of CRIF Hong Kong Limited, as they share their expertise on how to assess and manage credit risk in China.

Zoe will present a look at the Chinese market, creditworthiness by region and types of enterprises, how to manage credit risk and more, while Pia will provide practical and useful credit policies for assessing and managing customers in China through each stage of a transaction.

Take advantage of the knowledge and firsthand experience of these two credit professionals as they share their tips and techniques. By participating in the webinar, you can also take advantage of the opportunity to ask questions to benefit further from their wealth of knowledge about business in China.

About the Speakers

Pia Porvari, CICP, Head of Credit, UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Helsinki, Finland

Pia Porvari joined UPM in 1995, working in various credit risk management positions until 2009 when she was appointed as the head of credit for UPM Group, the Biofore company that leads the integration of b​io and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future.

During her 20 years at UPM, Pia has gained wide experience on leading multinational teams, trade credit, credit insurance, change management and shared service centers, and had a key role in leading the change from decentralized to globally centralized credit risk management within UPM Group. She is also a member of UPM Finance & Control Management Team and has overseen several mergers and acquisitions. Pia has a global responsibility for UPM Group's credit insurance schemes, credit risk portfolio and credit risk management strategy.

Pia currently serves as chair of FCIB’s European Advisory Council and has recently spoken at FCIB’s conferences in Europe and the U.S.

Zoe Hui, Sales Director, Hong Kong & South China Region, CRIF Hong Kong Limited

Zoe Hui is responsible for developing CRIF’s business information business in Hong Kong and the South China region. CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. It employs 4,400+ staff and serves 6,300+ financial institutions and 55,000+ business clients in 50 countries on a daily basis.

Ms. Hui has extensive experience in the field of credit and risk management solutions to support enterprises’ business growth. Before joining CRIF, she worked for Dun & Bradstreet, a global credit information provider; EOS Group, one of the leading international providers of customized financial services; and Euler Hermes, the world’s largest credit insurer.

Webinar Access

Instructions to join the Webinar will be sent to the main registrant's email address the day before. Remember! please log-in at least 15 minutes prior to the webinar commencing to ensure ample time for technical assistance if needed.