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ICAP Romania, in cooperation with CYCLE European, both members of ICAP Group, the largest Business Information and Consulting Group in Southeastern Europe, is organizing the 3rd Annual Credit Risk Management Conference in Romania. The event will take place on Tuesday April 24, 2011 at the RADISSON BLU Hotel.

For the third year, ICAP Romania and CYCLE European create this opportunity for all professionals in the field to meet and discuss actual current issues that fall under their direct supervision.

Keynote speakers from Romania and abroad will provide useful information, provoking discussion and reflection on Credit Risk issues. This exchange of ideas and the dialogue developed during the Conference in regards to concrete practices for the reduction of Credit Risk, is the starting point for future action plans.

Having already secured two well-known experts in their field to be this year’s International Keynote Speakers, namely Richard Hunter, Managing Director, EMEA & Asia-Pacific FITCH RATINGS and Tim Graham, Global Process Owner, Credit & Collections - ORACLE, we would like to assure of a successful Conference and a great event.

08:30 – 09:00 Registration/Coffee
09:00 – 09:15 Introduction/Welcome address Nikitas Konstantellos, CEO, ICAP Group
09:15 – 10:00 “The Romanian Economy”,Speaker to be confirmed
10:00 – 10:45 “Volatile Times” Richard Hunter, Managing Director, EMEA & Asia-Pacific Fitch Ratings
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:30 Panel I: The organization structure of Credit Risk Management: Should credit risk be managed by the Commercial of the Financial department of a company
Coordinator: Nikitas Konstantellos, CEO, ICAP Group


  • Alin Gherman, Commercial Manager, DPD
  • Mike Hapoianu, Sales Manager, Go Travel
  • Stefan Ponea, General Manager, Industrial Access
  • Alina Stefan, CFO, GSK, Europharm

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 “The benefits of Credit Data Sharing" Peter van Eck, European Trade Leader, DUN & BRADSTREET (D&B)
14:45 – 15:30 “The transformation of Credit Management at Oracle” Tim Graham, Global Process Owner, Credit & Collections, Oracle
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:15 Panel II: Best Practices in Credit Risk Management: Comparison of alternative tools Coordinator: Vasilis Gatzoyannis, International Business Executive Director, ICAP Group


  • Costin Baicu, CFO, Totalsoft
  • Simona Camelia Hajal, Head of Factoring Department, BCR
  • Luminita Morosanu, Account Executive & Business Developer, Grass Savoye
  • Alecsandra Valasuteanu, Head of Factoring Department, UniCredit Tiriac Bank

17:15 End of Conference