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Encore Capital Group Chief Compliance Officer Doris Hektor to Join Faculty for Consero’s 2015 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Forum

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Capital Group (NASDAQ:ECPG), an international specialty finance company, announced that Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Doris Hektor will join the faculty for Consero’s 2015 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Forum to be held Dec. 6-8 at the Fairmont San Francisco. Hektor will serve on a panel about creating and sustaining an organizational culture of compliance.

“For years, Encore has invested in a consumer-centric compliance program that is second-to-none in our industry,” said Hektor. “I’m excited to share our strategies for ensuring this critical component of our business is top-of-mind for all of our people.”

The Consero Corporate Compliance & Ethics Forum is designed to address the growing demands facing today’s Chief Compliance Officers and provide an opportunity to share best practices and innovative ideas to help make compliance skills an enterprise-wide capability. Hektor will be joined on the panel by compliance executives from Walmart, Eaton, Colonial Savings and the Layne Christensen Company.

“I’m honored to be serving alongside such a distinguished panel of peer leaders,” said Hektor. “I look forward to a robust discussion about how different companies elevate the compliance function throughout their organizations.”

Hektor has more than 20 years of legal and compliance experience in the international banking and finance industry. She previously worked for JP Morgan Chase, where she last served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Strategy and Development for Consumer and Community Banking Compliance. Hektor came to JP Morgan from American Express, where she was Global Head of Compliance for Commercial Card. In addition to the German equivalent of a J.D., she holds a Ph.D. in the philosophy of law and ethics from the Universität des Saarlandes, Germany.

About Encore Capital Group, Inc.

Encore Capital Group is an international specialty finance company that provides debt recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets. Through its subsidiaries around the globe, Encore purchases portfolios of consumer receivables from major banks, credit unions, municipalities, and utility providers. Its Propel Financial Services subsidiary also helps home and business owners resolve property tax debt and avoid foreclosure through affordable monthly payment plans.

Encore partners with individuals as they repay their debt obligations, helping them on the road to financial recovery and ultimately improving their economic well-being. Encore is the first and only company of its kind to operate with a Consumer Bill of Rights that provides industry-leading commitments to consumers. Headquartered in San Diego, Encore is a publicly traded NASDAQ Global Select company (ticker symbol: ECPG) and a component stock of the Russell 2000, the S&P Small Cap 600 and the Wilshire 4500. More information about the company can be found at http://www.encorecapital.com. Information found on the company’s website is not incorporated by reference.

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Source:Encore Capital Group, Inc