As a member of FEI Houston, I was pleased to participate in the panel and share my expertise and ideas for those looking or just starting to consider foreign expansion.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 16, 2013
As part of their continuing professional development and education, the Houston Chapter of the Financial Executives International Organization offers a Summer Breakfast Series which focuses on offering members timely information relating to issue relevant to the local market.
The 2013 series included topics related to Operations, Trade and Customs, International Taxation, Transfer Pricing and the US Impact, and Compliance and Reporting, among other things.
Eric Khan, VP of Finance & Operations for Rand Group was invited to sit on the panel for the third session, which focused explicitly on Operations, Trade & Customs. Along with 3 other panel members, Khan discussed the topics of Import & Export, Lease & Transfer and Purchase of Property, Outsourcing, Anti-Corruption/FCPA, and Risk Management and Insurance. These interactive panel discussions were presented to senior management of expanding companies, and offered insight and considerations before moving into foreign markets.
“My professional experience includes significant work in both the private and public sectors, and I’ve personally been involved in foreign start-ups, foreign relations and foreign company acquisitions. I’ve also worked in the U.S. divisions of both private and public European companies. I have both a knowledge and interest in foreign markets and firsthand experience in the complications that can arise and ways to mitigate risk. As a member of FEI Houston, I was pleased to participate in the panel and share my expertise and ideas for those looking or just starting to consider foreign expansion,” says Eric Khan, Vice President, Operations & Finance at Rand Group.
FEI Houston is one of the most active chapters in the United States, and focuses on financial officers from both private and public companies. FEI offers peer networking, personal and professional development, and advocacy opportunities to members, enabling them to make better decision in business. Further, they provide access to timely information related to emerging issues, and a variety of seminars and conferences open to all members.
About Rand Group, LLC
Rand Group is a professional services firm that serves the oil and gas, manufacturing, distribution, and construction segments within the state of Texas. Rand Group combines the business acumen of CPAs and industry specialists with the technology expertise of software developers and process improvement specialists to drive real business results utilizing technology. Consistently the fastest growing application partner in the US domestic market, Rand Group has built a reputation of making systems work for business.
Rand Group – Software Delivered as Promised. No Surprises.
For more information, please visit http://www.randgroup.com .