Harnessing Currency Volatility for International Growth Webinar: The WMode Story Reveals Best Financial Practices
January 6, 2012

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

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Western Union Business Solutions and CATAAlliance cordially invite you to join us as our guest on February 21, 2012 for a unique view into some of the financial best practices that helped to propel an award-winning Canadian technology company to phenomenal success in international markets.

Robert Woodward, Chief Financial Officer and Karl Schamotta, Senior Market Strategist with Western Union Business Solutions will discuss WMode's growth story – focusing on how currency volatility influenced its expansion into international markets.  

Robert and Karl will outline some of the strategies that WMode has employed to manage foreign exchange flows over the years – and the lessons that were learned in the process. In particular, they will discuss Mr. Woodward’s risk management philosophy, and how it has allowed him to successfully reduce the impact of currency fluctuations across a number of market cycles - while also capitalizing on market opportunities.

Learning objectives:

   • A behind-the-scenes look at the currency management practices of one of Canada’s most successful technology companies.
   • Pitfalls to avoid as your business expands internationally.
   • The keys to building a sustainable risk management framework.  
   • Tactics and strategies that Canadian technology firms can use to manage currency volatility and harness market opportunities.

Who should attend:
Financial professionals and business leaders within the technology industry who are materially impacted by exchange rate movements.

++ Action Item: How do I sign up? Please register on-line. If you have any questions that you would like our keynote presenters to address then please send an email with the details to CATA CEO, John Reid at jreid@cata.ca