With over 30 years of international experience, Louise M. Kern began working in the business information industry in 1996. Seeing the surging need for high quality business information in the increasingly global economy, Ms. Kern founded Global Business Information Services, Inc. (GloBIS) in 2003 to provide its clients with difficult-to-access business information, such as China company investigations, market research, and databases. Responding to customers’ needs to learn about the foreign affiliates of Chinese companies, by 2004
GloBIS was offering Credit Reports on any company, any size, anywhere in the world.
GloBIS’ products and services now include Background Investigations on companies and individuals globally, Site Visits, Reference Checking, highly customized Market Research, Database Lists of Companies and Individuals, Import/Export Customs Records, etc. GloBIS is an Export Promotion Partner of the US Commercial Service, a source for their International Company Profile reports on companies in China, Iraq, Austria, and elsewhere, and is a US Export Import Bank approved provider of credit reports.
Ms. Kern has lived in mainland China, Austria, Germany, and France, speaks fluent Mandarin and German, and is conversant in French. She has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a graduate diploma from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Nanjing University campus. Ms. Kern has served on the board of the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago; International Women Associates, Chicago; the Chicago Sister Cities China Committee, and the US Chapter of the United Nations Development Fund for Women.