International Credit and Risk Management Summit Speakers

Speakers

Kick Baesjou | Coface Global Solutions, Commercial Director | Paris, France

Kick Bae

Kick Baesjou is commercial director at Coface Global Solutions, a Coface organization dedicated to the management of its multinational clients worldwide. 

Prior to that Kick served as vice president at Coface, North America, responsible for global clients and international broker business development. He started his career at Coface in the Netherlands in 2002 as commercial manager.

Kick is a graduate from the HES Business School in Amsterdam and an MBA in finance from Rutgers Business School in New Jersey, USA.


David Hennah | Global Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance Products | Misys

David Hennah

David Hennah leads the trade and supply chain finance product management team at Misys, having rejoined the company from SWIFT, where he spent eight years driving the industry body’s financial supply chain strategy.

David spent more than 20 years in a variety of senior roles at Barclays, spanning all areas of the transaction banking business. He is credited with bringing to market the world’s first international direct debit service.

Outside the U.K., David worked in France, Belgium and Germany, including a three-year assignment to the Associated Banks of Europe Corporation (ABECOR) in Brussels; he even once managed the Barclays branch on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2.

David has become well known in recent years for his work to bring the ICC bank payment obligation (BPO) to market as an established business practice. He was a member of the ICC BPO Rules Drafting Group and is the author of the best-selling ICC Guide to the Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligations. He is a regular speaker at industry events and a regular contributor to industry publications, including Trade & Forfaiting Review.

David has previously run his own consulting business and is a distinguished member of the Institute of Financial Services. In 2016, he was appointed as a member of the World Trade Board and expert advisor to the trade faculty of the ICC Academy.


Rick Hernandez | President, Syntesis Global | Los Angeles, California, USA

With a combined 20 years of executive coaching, leadership development and career transition services, Rick Hernandez has designed and launched key business and culture-specific initiatives that increase leadership influence, career satisfaction and performance excellence. His signature Conscious Leadership® principles strive for a heightened sense of personal awareness, strategic vision and empowerment.

Syntesis Global (www.syntesisglobal.com), a management consulting firm, provides business advisory and executive leadership services to mid and large cap, multi-national organizations.


Fabrice Morel | Partner, Strategy Alliance GmbH | Dusseldorf, Germany

Fabrice Morel

Fabrice Morel is a partner at Strategy Alliance GmbH, where he advises companies on digital strategies and digital transformation. He is passionate about international trade and finance, and how new technologies can help companies improve their competitiveness in the global economy.

Fabrice has 20 years of experience in international financial services, working for Allianz Group in Munich and Paris, the World Bank in Washington DC, and as deputy secretary general of the Berne Union–International Union of Credit & Investment Insurers in London.
Fabrice has a master’s of science in business administration and in economics from the University of Cologne and is an alumnus of Università Bocconi.


Adolf Renaud, MBA, ICCE | Executive Director, Global Financial Operations | INC Research Holdings, Inc. | Raleigh, North Carolina

Kick Bae

Adolf Renaud, MBA, ICCE is a Global Finance Executive with 20 years of international experience in several industries. Adolf has held the following executive positions at some of the largest companies in America: Vice President of Credit, Collections and Receivables at Sanyo Corporation; Vice President of Customer Financial Services at 20th Century Fox; Director of Credit and Customer Financial Services at General Instrument/Motorola; Assistant Treasurer and Director of Credit and Collections at Favorite Brands International/Nabisco; Worldwide Director of Credit, Collections and Receivables for Veritas Software/Symantec Corporation; Senior Director of Global Credit and Risk Management at Tekelec/Oracle Corporation.

Adolf currently serves as executive director, global financial operations at INC Research Holdings, Inc., a contract research organization that provides various clinical development services for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries globally. He earned a Bachelor’s in Science degree in economics and accounting from the City University of New York, the College of Staten Island. He also holds a Master’s degree in business administration from Chapman University in California. He is fluent in French, Spanish and English.

Adolf currently serves on FCIB’s European Advisory Council and is a Certified International Credit Professional (CICP) and an International Certified Credit Executive (ICCE). He is proactive among fellow FCIB members through the sharing of knowledge on credit-related matters in an international arena. He also assists FCIB in bringing together Europe-wide programs for future conferences, webinars and workshops, while also addressing member questions regularly posted on FCIB’s discussion board.


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