On the 15th February, Þórhallur Jóhannsson joined the Creditinfo family as Chief Finance Officer for the Group. We have to admit, we took rather a long time in finding the right person, but we believe it was worth the wait. This means that Tryggvi can finally go back to focusing on the Icelandic operation. We are grateful for him for basically doing two jobs at the same time and feel a bit (but only a bit!) guilty about taking so long in making the change.
I was asked to say a few words about an incident which happened to me recently in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Continue reading »
Rasa was picked to ilustrate an article called „Bankruptcies do not show crisis“. It focus on bankruptcies statistics which has growth trend in Lithuania. Rasa is quoted at the article saying that this statistics has little with real situation in business. According to Creditinfo, segment of companies with high credit scores is increasing. Also, number of companies with lowest credit scores is decreasing.
The article also mentions that bankruptcy is predictable using complex of information: credit history, financial information, business linkages and other data. It notes that Creditinfo scores are ranging from 1 to 10 where higher score indicates higher risk.
Darius Barušauskas, Analyst within the Econometric Modeling Department at Creditinfo Lithuania, has succeeded in a competition organised by the world’s largest community of data scientists, www.kaggle.com.
The Commercial Department of Creditinfo Solutions recently went on a special training on August 13 and 14, led by an experienced HR Consultant Eoin Hanley who has worked with PWC and Amazon. After the theory lessons, they continued with practical negotiation training. Of course in true CIS style, after the event, they also had some fun at Mácháč, which is a Czech summer lake destination, kind of a combination of Italian Bibione and Spanish Ibiza, partially beautiful and partially cheesy!
Here you can watch a cool video produced by Sasha (Alexader Novosolev) showing you highlights of the 2 days events. https://youtu.be/GuEdflWwmPA
You can also view the cool & some may say risqué flyer that Martin created for the event – click here
Creditinfo VoLo continue to deliver training in West Africa. Here are the attendees at a recent event in Dakar, Senegal.
Recently a number of our new senior management team attended CBS5 training at Creditinfo Solutions in Prague. The CIS team gave a warm welcome to our new colleagues and organized 3 days of in depth training.
Pictured from left to right are:
• Sidimohamed Abouchikhi, CEO, Credtinfo Morocco,
• Van Reynders, Head of Sales, Creditinfo Tanzania,
• Agata Szydlowska, Head of Financial Inclusion & CRB Awareness Africa
• Kristinn Agnarsson, Head of Credit Bureau Expansion,Creditinfo Group
• Adamou Sambare, CEO, Creditinfo VoLo
• Samuel White, Business Devdelopment Manager, Creditinfo International
Operations Support Assistant internship
with CI International
Pictured Sara and Shaz. Many of you or your clients may have heard from Sara Nehmat recently, in relation to the Creditinfo Global Forum. Sara is assisting Emma coordinate all the final details for the conference. She is here on a 3 month internship. Emma would like her to stay longer as she is doing such a great job. Sara is from the UK. Her partner Shaz Yousuf, also carried out his internship with Emma last year and obviously enjoyed his time that much in Malta and with the Creditinfo International / Malta teams, he recommended Sara carry out her internship with us too. Sara will leave us at the end of September.
Chief Technology Officer at Creditinfo Solutions
Tucker Zengerle aspires to work for a company that inspires. Inspires customers to believe in the products and services provided, inspires employees to invest their time and energy into the development and well-being of the company and inspires the collective to work together to be part of the special dynamic within the organization. Continue reading »
HR Manager at Creditinfo Solutions
Creditinfo Solutions is expanding – so we welcome Lenka to the team in the role of HR Manager. Lenka has a number of years’ as HR Specialist with a particular focus on the whole range of IT positions. She will be responsible for the complex HR agenda. Lenka speaks English and Czech. Before joining CIS, she worked for a French IT consultancy company. She plans to use the skills and knowledge gained from this role with CIS. Moreover, she will bring her positive attitude to the company. In her free time, she likes hiking and travelling; every time she has a chance she likes to get out and about. Continue reading »