Mrs Seema Kumar was born in New Delhi in 1964 into a family of lawyers. Her schooling took place at a renowned Convent School.
In 1981 she joined Delhi University from where she graduated in Medicine in 1987, with distinction in several subjects.
Due to her interest and passion for the field of law she earned a second degree and graduated in Law in 2004. Her thesis and projects during her legal education were acclaimed by all her mentors.
She was strongly motivated to join the legal sector by her father who is one of the pioneers in the area of international debt collection. MNS Credit Management Group was formed in 1996 with the vision to provide debt collection and credit management services.
Due to Mrs Kumar’s dynamic personality, dedication, and diligence in being personally involved in the workings of every division of MNS Group, the Group has now evolved into one of Asia’s leading firms in the debt collection and credit management sectors.
In 2004 MNS group joined TCM Group as an agent and within a very short period became a shareholder of TCM Group.
In 2010 Mrs Kumar was elected to join the board of directors of TCM.
It is her vision that TCM Group may become a strong player in the field of worldwide debt collection.
Cand. Jur from University of Iceland 1991;
District Court Attorney 1994;
Member of the Icelandic Bar Association since 1994;
Founding partner of TH & L Law Firm in 1997;
General Manager of TCM Innheimta ehf. (TCM Iceland) in 1997;
Member of the Icelandic Antitrust Council 2001–2006;
Member of TCM Group since 2002;
Director of TCM Group 2003–2007;
Member of TCM Group marketing team 2004–2006;
Member of American Collectors Association International (ACAI) since 2005;
General Secretary of TCM Group 2005–2007;
Admitted to the Supreme Court of Iceland 2009;
Managing Director TCM Group 2009–2013;
Treasurer, sheepfarmers association of Kopavogur since 2009;
Treasurer, Lake Ellidi sportfishing society since 2012;
Treasurer TCM Group 2013-2015.
Etienne van der Vaeren
CEO of the TCM Group between 2001 and 2005, chairman between 2005 and 2009, then CEO again between 2013 and 2016.
CEO of TCM Belgium (1993–to date).
Chairman of the Belgian Collectors Association (asbl ABR-BVI vzw) (1999–to date).
Former President of the International Unit of the American Collectors Association Inc. (2003–2005).
Master Business Engineering (University of Louvain/Louvain School of Management).
Etienne established TCM Belgium in 1993 after 15 years in the oil industry. TCM Belgium joined the TCM Group in 1994. Etienne is convinced that professional debt collection is essential for the economy, hence for society. He is striving to maintain and develop quality and professionalism in this trade. He is passionate about it.
Entrepreneur since 1966.
Legal Counsel since 1971.
Founder of Seghorn Inkasso GmbH 1979.
Managing Director of Seghorn Inkasso GmbH 1979–2005.
Supervisory Board Chairman of Seghorn AG since 2003.
Board Member of the German Legal Counsel Association (Bundesverbandes Deutscher Rechtsbeistände e.V.) 1988 – 1994.
Board Member of the German Collectors Association BDIU (Bundesverbandes Deutscher Inkasso-Unternehmen e.V.) 1990 – 1994.
President of the German Collectors Association BDIU (Bundesverbandes Deutscher Inkasso-Unternehmen e.V.) 1994 – 2002.
Honorable President of the German Collectors Association BDIU (Bundesverbandes Deutscher Inkasso-Unternehmen e.V.) since 2002.
Founder of the Federation of European National Collection Associations (FENCA) on behalf of BDIU 1993.
Board Member of TCM 1996 – 2006.
Honorable Board Member of TCM since 2006.