51st Annual Meeting of FCI was held between June 9 - 13, in Vietnam, with 240 participants from all around the world.
During this event, also the council meeting took place and Patrick de Villepin, Global Head of BNP Paribas Factoring, has been elected as the new chairman of FCI. Two vice and 9 Executive Committee members were also chosen during the council meeting.
He took over the mission from previous chairman, Cagatay Baydar, who will take role in the new Executive Committee and stated that;
“We are at a cross roads with a lot of challenges to face and we need to be innovative and creative in order to confirm a great future for the chain and a sustainable growth for our industry. A lot of work is awaiting the newly elected executive committee”
FCI was set up in 1968 as an umbrella organization in which BNP Paribas Factoring is one of the founding father. Today, FCI is one of the largest factoring network with close to 400 members in 90 countries.
For more information, you can find official press release via FCI website.
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