Former Permanent Secretary, Craig Strong has been elected as the new President of the Business Process Outsourcing Council (BPOC) of Fiji.
Strong, who is the Chief Investment Officer of BSP Life was elected during the 4th Annual General Meeting of the Council in Suva on Friday.
Outgoing BPOC President, James Mastapha said that Strong’s long history of leadership, coupled with his professional experience makes him an ideal person for this role.
Outsource Fiji Executive Director Sagufta Janif added that she looks forward to working with the new President and hopes to leverage his expertise and network connections to execute the industry body’s strategic priorities.
“Our 4 pillars are to market, enable, protect and grow the industry in order to make Fiji the outsourcing destination of choice on the global stage. With the right direction that we look forward to from Strong, the industry will be able to achieve its goal of becoming a sustainable pillar for Fiji’s economy.”
The term for the new BPOC President is two years.
“I’m very excited to lead the BPO Council of Fiji. A very solid platform has been laid by Outsource Fiji and some very strong work has been done by the team over last 24 months under the leadership of the former Presidents,” said Strong.
“As we align ourselves with the industry body’s goal to create 25,000 jobs for the people of Fiji, there is still a long way to go and there are lots of opportunities, therefore it is up to us as a Council to galvanise together and crystalise these numbers.”