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June 2018 7 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Anne Catherine Sailley, Steelcase

With enough energy to light up the Eiffel Tower, Anne Catherine Sailley is busy continuously improving the Steelcase treasury function – yet still finds time to co-head the EACT’s cyber security working group and organise charitable missions in India. In this...

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June 2018 6 Min Read

Shake Your Market Maker: Digital Disruption in the African FX Landscape

 Africa’s foreign exchange (FX) market may be fragmented, but it is also unencumbered by legacy trading infrastructure. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that the continent has become a hive of fintech activity and digital FX innovation. Tim Hutchinson, Head...

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May 2018 3 Min Read

A Currency Roundtable to Weather FX Headwinds

Recently, Jon Vincent, Tennant Company’s Senior Treasury Analyst, spoke at an industry conference describing how Tennant, a multinational corporation with manufacturing operations in the US, Brazil, The Netherlands, Italy and China, reduced its foreign exchange (FX)...

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May 2018 4 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Giacomo Baldi, GE

He might not have specifically chosen treasury as a profession, but Giacomo Baldi has made the most of his time in the industry – and gathered a number of great career tips along the way. Here, he shares some of the most valuable experiences of his career and...

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May 2018 8 Min Read

Setting up a New Treasury Centre for WTW

Following the merger between Willis and Towers Watson, we reorganised and streamlined the newly combined group’s treasury function and decided to set up a new treasury centre in The Netherlands. The plan for the new centre was to consolidate and unify treasury...

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April 2018 8 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Albert Hollema, Endemol Shine Group

With an uncanny knack of turning negatives into positives, Albert Hollema explains how he has drawn on past experiences to further develop his treasury career. He also shares his best advice for rising up through the treasury ranks – and as former Chairman of the...

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March 2018 22 Min Read

Agenda 2018: What’s Keeping Treasurers Awake at Night?

It’s that time of year when a crystal ball would be incredibly useful. As we navigate through the first quarter of 2018, Eleanor Hill, Editor, asks five leading treasurers what is top of their ‘to do’ lists for the year ahead – and discovers what pitfalls they...

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March 2018 5 Min Read

Going Dutch – Willis Towers Watson’s New Global Treasury Centre in the Netherlands

Following the merger between Willis and Towers Watson, the newly created Willis Towers Watson found itself in 2016 with a set of legal entities in various jurisdictions that were used for treasury transactions by the two legacy companies. It was obviously not an...

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January 2018 6 Min Read

Digital Innovation in Cash Management 2018

Recognised as one of the most powerful women in banking, Diane S Reyes, HSBC’s Head of Global Liquidity & Cash Management talks to Helen Sanders, Editor, about the impact and potential of digitisation in cash management. What would you say the distinctive...

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January 2018 9 Min Read

Blockchain: A Libertarian Panacea?

 Blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin, has given partisans of the libertarian movement unlooked for backing. This technology and its offshoots will soon give rise to a number of solutions, over and above cryptocurrencies. Surely we are at the dawn of an...

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November 2017 4 Min Read

AkzoNobel: A Journey with HSBC – Building a Strong Partnership

Treasury Transformation: Delivering Value Our journey with AkzoNobel started in 2007, when they embarked on a treasury transformation project called ‘One Finance’, with the intention of achieving a number of key objectives for their finance function: To operate and...

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September 2017 8 Min Read

How to Apply a Virtual Network Bank

When Arnold Voet took up his position in Aalberts’ treasury department, he was confronted with a group made up of a multitude of small and medium-sized companies. These units had – and were meant to have – a great deal of responsibility and entrepreneurial...