The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) recently licensed its Certified Cash Manager (CCM) credential program to the Japan Association for Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), thus providing a benchmark standard in cash management for Japanese financial officers. In addition, the founder of the Japan Association for CFOs, Hiroshi Yaguchi, has appointed AFP’s President and CEO Jim Kaitz to serve on its board of directors. The Japan Association will translate AFP’s related materials and tests into Japanese for use in connection with administering the CCM program to its members, and will develop additional test questions and materials to test an individual’s knowledge of Japanese cash management practices.
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