Job Vacancy: MLT Committee Support Manager

Applications are invited for the position of MLT Committee Support Manager.

The role is based in London, as part of the Secretariat team, and successful candidates will report to the Secretary General.

A full job spec is attached here:

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Interested parties should apply by sending a CV and covering letter via email to Berne Union President Topi Vesteri (topi.vesteri@finnvera.fi​) by no later than Monday 30th January 2017. All applications will be treated in confidence.

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Vinco David Appointed Secretary General of the Berne Union

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The Berne Union today announced the appointment of Mr. Vinco David as Secretary General.

Mr. David will leave his current position as a Management Team Member and Head of International Relations, Product Development, Marketing and Communications at Atradius Dutch State Business to join the Secretariat on 1st March 2017.

He takes over from Kai Preugschat, who departed earlier this month.

Find attached here a full press release: sg-appointment-2016

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2016 Yearbook Published

yearbook-shotThe 2016 Yearbook has been released and is now available via the publications section of this website.

Many thanks to all of our contributors and supporters this year.

We hope you enjoy the business insight, market analysis and commentary provided.

The 2017 Yearbook will be published in serial format, starting from January. If you would like to be considered as a contributor, please contact pheaney@berneunion.org

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Press Release: Lisbon AGM

The 2016 Berne Union AGM took place between 24-26 October, hosted in Lisbon by COSEC.

A press release is available here: press-release-bu-agm-lisbon-10-16

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Berne Union announces departure of Secretary General, Kai Preugschat

Today the Berne Union announces the departure of Secretary General Kai Preugschat.

Kai leaves to take up a position with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila, where he has been appointed as Head of the Office of Cofinancing Operations.

He will remain in office as Secretary General until mid-November.

Kai joined the Berne Union as Secretary General in August 2014 and over the past couple of years he has led the association with consummate skill. The President and Management Committee extend their thanks to Kai for his contribution to the Berne Union and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.

The process of recruiting a successor has already begun, and interested candidates are invited to contact President Topi Vesteri (topi.vesteri@finnvera.fi) with a CV and cover letter. A full job spec is available on the BU website.

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