FIMBank plc proudly reports that one of its staff members, Ms. Olivia Difesa, Vice President - Corporate Business Development has been awarded the Royal Bank of Scotland Marketors Award for Marketing Managers whilst reading for a BSc (Hons) Degree in Financial Services and Associateship at the Institute of Financial Services (IFS), in partnership with UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology).
The IFS, a leading provider of financial education recognized throughout the UK and in key markets overseas, provides for the formal learning needs of consumers and those employed within the industry. The Institute of Financial Services is the official brand of The Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB), a registered charity and one of the leading bodies for the provision of both education and life-long career support services to the financial services industry, and formal financial education to the public at large. The Award granted to Ms. Difesa is given for an outstanding performance in the Marketing Management examination in 2005. Ms. Difesa sat for the examination together with 206 other scholars and ranked first both locally and internationally.
FIMBank plc gives particular importance to the personal and professional development of its staff and encourages them to further their training and achieve higher specialized qualifications.
FIMBank plc focuses mainly on highly specialized trade related business. Its principal activity consists of providing trade-finance services to customers, banks and individuals around the world, with a particular emphasis on the Emerging Markets. The services include barter, counter trade, forfaiting, factoring, traditional documentary credits, short-term credit facilities as well as foreign exchange and deposits in all major currencies.
FIMBank Group includes London Forfaiting Company, UK and Global Trade Finance, India. The Group operates from offices in London, New York, Sao Paolo, Moscow, Istanbul, Dubai and Singapore.
With the support of its committed staff and the Bank’s specialized knowledge of trade finance products and regions, FIMBank seeks to become a global force in trade finance not in size, but in professionalism and provision of service.