French & Associates Appoints Martha Hulse as VP, Global Operations; Former General Manager of EDS Will Drive F&A's Global Delivery.Business Editors
DUBLIN, Ireland and DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2001
French & Associates (F&A), the leading provider of Order-To-Cash(a) outsourcing solutions to the Global 1000, announced today that Martha Hulse has been appointed Vice President of Global Operations Global Operations is a first-person shooter computer game developed by Barking Dog Studios and published by both Crave Entertainment and Electronic Arts. It was released in March of 2002, following its public multiplayer beta version which contained only the Quebec map. .
Ms. Hulse will direct French & Associates' global delivery of best in class Order-To-Cash (O2C O2C Order-To-Cash
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The former General Manager of Financial Process Management (FPM FPM - Fast Page Mode Dynamic Random Access Memory ), a global EDS (Electronic Data Systems, Plano, TX, www.eds.com) Founded in 1962 by H. Ross Perot (independent candidate for the President of the U.S. in 1992), EDS is the largest outsourcing and data processing services organization in the country. business, Ms. Hulse has more than 20 years of experience delivering business process management solutions to the world's leading financial institutions and companies in over 19 countries. Instrumental in creating EDS' Business Process Outsourcing Business process outsourcing (BPO) is the contracting of a specific business task, such as payroll, to a third-party service provider. Usually, BPO is implemented as a cost-saving measure for tasks that a company requires but does not depend upon to maintain its position in (BPO BPO Business Process Outsourcing
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"Martha has extensive operations expertise and a superior track record of delivering quality results to customers. She has also managed large organizations' HR and critical business processes in support of large-scale BPO solutions. These unique traits make Martha a superb choice for this role," said David Gai, CEO of French & Associates. "Her experience aligns well with our continued global expansion and she will be a great asset to the management team. We are extremely excited to have her on board."
"The market opportunity for Order-To-Cash outsourcing is significant, and French & Associates has the right combination of BPO professionals, processes and technology to lead this market," said Martha Hulse. "I am delighted to join F&A to help drive the next phase of our growth."
(a) Order-To-Cash Defined:
The Order-To-Cash process comprises key activities in the financial supply chain, including order management, credit analysis and approval, invoice and billing, cash collections, dispute resolution, cash application, and financial analysis and reporting. The process is typically non-core, complex and labor intensive Labor Intensive
A process or industry that requires large amounts of human effort to produce goods.
A good example is the hospitality industry (hotels, restaurants, etc), they are considered to be very people-oriented.
See also: Capital Intensive, Trading Dollars , making it among the back-office functions best suited for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). However, Order-To-Cash is also critical as the function significantly impacts companies' cash position, cost structure, and customer relationships.
About French & Associates (www.frenchassociates.com)
French & Associates (F&A) transforms the Order-To-Cash function for the world's leading companies. By assuming management and accountability of the complete Order-To-Cash function, F&A is able to deliver significant improvements in working capital, increase customer satisfaction and reduce overall finance and administrative costs administrative costs,
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