15 January 2019 ,  —


Leading Global Experts Partner to Advance Advice and Best Practices in International Assignee Management

International SOS, the world’s leading medical and security risk services company, has signed a partnership agreement with the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) to be the organisation’s exclusive ‘Global Medical and Security Risk Management Partner’. The partnership will see the industry-leading expertise of both partners coming together to drive the agenda forward for the protection of the mobile workforce. Together, the partnership will provide insight, debate and innovative thought-leadership to mobility managers and their organisations worldwide.

Claire Tennant-Scull, Global Head of Content & Events Director at the Forum for Expatriate Management, comments, “International SOS’ expertise in medical and security risks is invaluable to global mobility specialists in our ever-changing world of risks. Our partnership will advance practical advice to our members and thought-leadership. Initially, we will be working together to enhance our events and provide members with essential advice and information. Our delegates travel from far and wide to attend our events and move their assignees and business travellers across the globe, so they will benefit enormously from this exciting partnership. Going forward, we will also be producing ground-breaking insights for our audience in this specialist area. We look forward to rolling out this new partnership and its benefits, to our members in the coming months.”

Kai Boschmann, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at International SOS, said, “We are pleased to launch this exclusive new partnership. International SOS and FEM have shared objectives in creating debate and providing insight to raise standards in the protection of the mobile workforce. Partnering will enable us to combine our expertise and provide professionals, who manage international assignees with the latest thinking, research and best practice through FEM’s member platforms.”

The partnership is global and effective from January 2019, with a long-term view. It will be managed out of FEM’s and International SOS’ London offices. It will be globally inclusive with an initial focus in Europe (London and Amsterdam), key cities in the US (Dallas in 2019) and Asia (Singapore and Hong Kong).

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Notes to Editors

About the International SOS Group of Companies

The International SOS Group of Companies is in the business of saving lives, protecting your global workforce from health and security threats. Wherever you are, we deliver customised health, security risk management and wellbeing solutions to fuel your growth and productivity. In the event of extreme weather, an epidemic or a security incident, we provide an immediate response providing peace of mind. Our innovative technology and medical expertise focus on prevention, offering real-time, actionable insights and on-the-ground quality delivery. We help you meet compliance reporting needs for good governance. By partnering with us, organisations can fulfil their Duty of Care responsibilities, while empowering business resilience, continuity and sustainability.

Founded in 1985, the International SOS Group is trusted by 11,000 organisations, including over half of the Fortune Global 500, multi-national corporate clients and mid-size enterprises, governments, educational institutions and NGOs. 11,000 multi-cultural medical, security and logistics experts stand with you to provide support & assistance from over 1,000 locations in 90 countries, 24/7, 365 days.   

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About Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM)

Founded in 2008, the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) is the premier community for global mobility and HR professionals. FEM promotes best practice across regions, industries and functions. Through a multi-platform of high quality digital and printed content and events across the globe, FEM also offers vital industry insight and invaluable networking opportunities. 

FEM holds annual Summits and awards ceremonies (the EMMAs) in the Americas, APAC (Asia Pacific region) and EMEA (Europe, the MIddle East and Africa) as well as a European Conference in Amsterdam. FEM also has a worldwide network of more than 40 chapters.

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