Nugent is an international trade finance specialist, having helped hundreds of
Canadian exporters with their sales all over the world. Bryan joined
Export Development Canada in 2010, underwriting EDC’s credit insurance policies
before moving into a business development role. In his current position
as a Senior Account Manager, he works with companies in New Brunswick by
identifying and delivering innovative financing, insurance and risk management
solutions designed to help Canadian companies protect and expand their business
internationally. Bryan has a finance degree from the Sobey School of
Business in Halifax and is a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP),
receiving his designation through the Forum of International Trade Training.
Mel Francis, Senior Corporate Risk Manager
Western Union Business Solutions
Mel Francis is a Senior Corporate Risk Manager with Western Union Business Solutions. His role is to help businesses minimize the impact of currency movements on their profit margin by implementing a tailored FX Risk management strategy. Mel has previously worked on the Foreign Exchange desks of BMO and National Bank and has accumulated more than 10 years of experience in FX Structured Products. Mel Holds a Bachelor degree in Economics, a Master in Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Finance as well as the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Designation.
Today’s geopolitical events and large foreign exchange moves
between major currencies impact all Canadian exporters and can potentially
affect profitability. If you are currently exporting or thinking of expanding
your business beyond Canada’s borders, then you are invited to attend our
upcoming lunch & learn seminar presented by EDC and Western Union Business
Solutions in partnership with Opportunities NB (ONB). The seminar will help you
better understand today’s political and economic climate along with
establishing objectives for a hedging program, strategies related to hedging,
protecting your bottom line and learn some of the hedge instruments typically
used by Canadian exporters.
Space is limited. Please register by September 18th to reserve your spot.
In Canada, services are provided by Custom House ULC, located at 3224 - 1055 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC V7X 1P4, doing business as Western Union Business Solutions. Western Union Business Solutions is a business unit of The Western Union Company.