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COFACE Bulgaria Coutry Risk Conference, 23rd April 2014, Sofia hotel Balkan (Sheraton)

COFACE Bulgaria Coutry Risk Conference, 23rd April 2014, Sofia hotel Balkan (Sheraton)

For the third time, Coface Bulgaria will organize and conduct a global conference on credit risk management. This year the event will take place on 10th of April 2014 at the Sofia hotel Balkan (Sheraton) in Sofia and will gather many government officials, managers, financiers and risk analysts.


The topic of this year conference will be


Company stability in the situation of political uncertainty

The questions are quite relevant and perspective for managers and entrepreneurs, as they more and more to reduce business risks resulting from political factors and changes. Participants will share ideas and perspectives, even ready-made solutions to deal with such a situation. 


Plenary speakers:


Martin Rauchenwald,

Partner financial Services, Oliver Wyman

With offices in 50+ cities across 25 countries, Oliver Wyman is a leading global management consulting firm that combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation.






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  Milena Videnova,

 Country Manager of Coface Bulgaria








Grzegorz Sielewicz,

Chief Economist for the Central Europe Region of Coface

Before joining Coface he worked in the Polish Ministry of Finance for the last 9 years and before that he gained experience at Deutsche Bank and UniCredit Group. The 33-year-old graduated from the prestigious Warsaw School of Economics and is also alumnus of the Purdue University in Indiana, USA.





Among the participants in the conference will be the  Deputy Chairman of the Financial Supervision  Commission - Vladimir Savov, the Member of the MB and Executive Director of DSK bank - Margarita Petrova-Karidi, the Chairman of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Federation of the industrial energy consumers BFIEC - Konstantin Stamenov, the Chairperson of the Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association BPVA - Meglena Rusenova, the Director of EBRD for Bulgaria - Daniel Berg, the Chairman of the Energy Management Institute - Slavcho Neykov, the Managing Director of AES - Olivier Markette, the Head of Regional Economic Service of the Embassy of France - Jean-Marie Demange,  the economist  and Ex-Minister of Finance - Lyubomir Datsov,  the Chairman of the management Board of the French-Bulgarian chamber of commerce - Stefan Delahaye, the finance consultant - Biser Manolov, the Chairman of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Tsvetan Simeonov, the Chairman of the Association of industry capital in Bulgaria - Vasil Veklev, the Senior Economist for Institute for Market Economics - Petar Ganev, the Director of economic program, Center for the Study of Democracy - Ruslan Stefanov and others.


The conference will again be organized in three panels that cover important topics such as political and economic risks, sectoral policies and reforms, the need for new business segments, the role of innovation to increase competitiveness, investment in innovations and other.


 Coface Credit Risk conferences are important events, being held for the last 18 years in 20 countries all over the world, where Coface operates. These events are proved to be significant social and economic forums, where global issues are being discussed and long-term and efficient solutions are being suggested. The spheres and topics that are covered during the years at Coface Credit Risk conferences are permanently important – financial and economic crises and perspectives for growth, global economic trends and others. Among the speakers in these conferences were influential public figures such as Christine Lagarde, Erhard Busek, Pascal Lamy and others. In the last conference in Paris Jean-Claude Trichet was a keynote speaker.


Registеr HERE!

program of the event




participants in the panels


 Jean-Marie Demange,
 Head Regional Economic Service of France in Bulgaria








 Olivier Marquette,

 Managing Director of AES Bulgaria








 Tsvetan Simeonov,

 Chairman of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry






  Vladimir Savov,
  Deputy Chairman of Financial Supervision Commission







Slavcho Neykov

  Slavcho Neykov,
  Chairman of the Institute for Energy Management








 Liubomir Datsov,





Ruslan Stefanov

 Ruslan Stefanov,

 Director of economic program, Center for the Study of Democracy


 Peter Ganev,
Chief Economist, IME





Sponsor of panel "Sustainability, promising and unpromising sectors in the economy"








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Plamen Dimitrov
Country Manager
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Todor Tsvetanov
Head of Marketing & Communications
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