Phillips & Cohen enters the Spanish market

Phillips & Cohen Associates, the deceased account management specialist, has set up operations in Spain, headquartered in Madrid.

Phillips & Cohen enters the Spanish market

Melania Marino has been named country manager for Spain. She has more than 12 years’ experience in the Spanish collection and debt purchase industry.

Marino was previously chief executive of debt collection firm Gesif, now part of Cabot.

She was also chairperson of Angeco, a Spanish credit industry trade association, where she was instrumental in driving forward a code of conduct aimed at promoting self-regulation within the industry.

Marino said: “I have no doubt that their (Phillips & Cohen) best in class techniques and tools will be warmly welcomed by the Spanish market.”

Adam Cohen, chief executive and co-chairman of Phillips & Cohen, said: “We are excited to have Melania as the leader of our business in Spain and look forward to her leadership in growing our unique service in the Spanish credit market.

“Melania shares our vision for compassion and compliance in the recovery industry and we are delighted to have identified a leader who is aligned with our business ethics and leadership style.”