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American Express named as Headline Sponsor of CICM British Credit Awards

Press release – 16 November 2017

The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) is delighted to announce that American Express will be Headline Sponsor of the 2018 CICM British Credit Awards, the most prestigious Awards in the credit and collections calendar, recognising best practice and outstanding individual and group achievements. The award winners will be announced at a glittering celebration in London in February.

Philip King FCICM, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management, said: “We are thrilled to have American Express on board as Headline Sponsor of our Awards. The event has grown each year and having such a well-known, leading brand in the financial services sector associated with the Awards is testimony to the high profile the CICM British Credit Awards now enjoys.”

Mike Jackson, Vice President and General Manager Merchant Services UK, at American Express said: “As a provider of Business to Business payment solutions, American Express works with credit professionals who constantly innovate to drive growth and support their customers. As such we are thrilled to sponsor the CICM British Credit Awards which are truly the recognised standard in the credit industry and further raise the profile of American Express in this sector.”


For further press information, please contact:
Sean Feast or Alex Simmons – Gravity Public Relations
0207 330 8810, email

About CICM:
The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) is the largest recognised professional body in the world for the credit management community. Formed over 75 years ago, the Institute was granted its Royal Charter in 2014. Representing all areas of the credit and collections lifecycle, it is the trusted leader and expert in its field providing its members with support, resources, advice, and career development as well as a networking and interactive community. In addition to its comprehensive suite of qualifications and learning opportunities, events and magazine ‘Credit Management’, the CICM administers the Prompt Payment Code for BEIS. Independently, and through collaboration with business organisations, it provides vital advice to businesses of all sizes on how best to manage cashflow and credit.

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