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Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Forums International Ltd and the AICD (Association of International Credit Directors) are very pleased to announce that they have entered into a Cooperation Agreement.

Laurie Beagle, Managing Director of Forums International and Bill Dunlop, Chair of the AICD have been close associates since they worked together as Credit Managers at Digital Equipment. This new agreement brings the two organisations closer together with the express objective of providing a clear support channel for credit professionals at all levels across the geographies.

Laurie Beagle said. “I have known Bill Dunlop for many years. Not only have we worked together, he personally and via his company Tower Associates International, have been active supporters of our forums. We look forward to continuing this relationship and working with the AICD especially in support of their MBA”

Bill Dunlop said. “Although each organisation serves distinctly different needs of The International Credit Profession there remains significant areas of mutual interest and endeavour. By applying our collective skills and resources within these areas adds significant value to both organisations and ultimately the profession. The historic association between the principles of AICD and Forums International will ensure the smooth running and effectiveness of the agreement. The agreement in itself will serve as a positive example of how various organisations working within our profession can co-operate for the common good”

The two organisations share a common purpose and their prime goal is to add value to the betterment of the profession and we will be launching some new initiatives and programs in the near future.

Further, we will jointly be supporting each other in attracting new members. Forums International announce that AICD members who join a forum/s will attract a 10% discount on their first year’s membership subscription.

This is a very exciting time for the future of the credit profession and we both see the formalisation of this cooperation agreement as a significant move forward for our profession.

Laurie Beagle & Bill Dunlop
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