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Winners

Adam Smith Awards 2017 – 10 years of outstanding achievement

2017 Overall Winners and Highly Commended Winners

The judges for the Adam Smith Awards 2017 faced an exceptionally difficult task in selecting this year’s Overall Winners and Highly Commended Winners. We received an impressive 211 nominations from no fewer than 30 different countries. All Overall Winners and Highly Commended Winners were presented with their awards at the prestigious Adam Smith Awards Gala Presentation Lunch at Plaisterers’ Hall in London on Thursday 22nd June.

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Adam Smith Awards is firmly established as the ultimate industry benchmark for exceptional achievement in corporate treasury. The Adam Smith Awards recognise the very best and brightest across the industry.

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Overall Winners 2017

Best Cash Management Solution
Harley-Davidson Europe LTD Tricia Norberg, Treasury Lead EMEA
Best Liquidity Management Solution
NTT Data EMEA Ltd Hirotoshi Yoshida, Director, Business Finance & Treasury
Best Short-Term Investing Solution
AstraZeneca Alex Fiott, Asst. Treasurer
Best Working Capital Management Solution
Pfizer Inc Pfizer Working Capital Team
Best AR Solution
Anthem, Inc. Kathryn Holcomb, Cash Manager, Sr.
Best AP Solution
Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland S.E
Jan Willem van Helden, HMC Corporate Treasurer
First Class Relationship Management
Shell Treasury Centre Ltd Darsh Johal, Head of Global Cash Management
Best Trade/Supply Chain Finance Solution
Microsoft Jayna Bundy, Director of Treasury Operations
Best Card Solution
Celgene Anna Bianchi, Associate Manager, T&E
Best Funding Solution
Hyundai Capital America Frank Boroch, Director, Treasury
Best Foreign Exchange Solution
World Vision International Ashwin Ramji, Global Assistant Treasurer
Best Risk Management Solution
Philips Thomas Frijns and Jan Severin, Procurement Risk Management
Best Cash Flow Forecasting Solution
Microsoft Edda Kuhlmann, Treasury Manager
Harnessing the Power of Technology
Goshawk Aviation Trish Smith, Operations
One to Watch
Microsoft Neil Doyle, Credit Manager Online Credit Services
Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East
Etihad Aviation Group Adam Boukadida, Deputy Group Treasurer
Best in Class Treasury Solution in Africa
ABB South Africa (Pty) Ltd Andreas Krause, CFO
Best SWIFT Solution
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Marco Brähler, Head of Treasury Back Office
Judges’ Choice
Microsoft Lucas A. Meyer, Credit Analysis Manager
A Rising Star
Luca Hammel, Global Treasury Front Office Head Dufry
Treasury Today’s Woman of the Year 2017
Janet M Gibbons, Snr Director, Int Treasury AMENA PepsiCo Inc
Treasury Today’s Top Treasury Team 2017
Herc Rentals Inc.

Highly Commended Winners 2017

Best Cash Management Solution
Jose Cuervo SA de CV Maria Isabel Loria, Group Treasurer
British American Tobacco Philip Stewart, Global Head of Cash & Banking
Best Liquidity Management Solution
Toyota Motor Europe NV/SA Stan Blykers, Senior Treasury Specialist
Leggett & Platt Incorporated Sheri Mossbeck, SVP & Treasurer
Best Short-Term Investing Solution
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Bert Heirbaut, Treasury Manager
Best Working Capital Management Solution
Walmart Matt Allen, Assistant Treasurer
Best AR Solution
adidas Richard Gasseling, Senior Manager Credit
First Class Relationship Management
Amaris Mark-Corentin Cot-Magnas, Deputy CFO
Honeywell Rónán Clifford, Treasury Manager
Best Trade/Supply Chain Finance Solution
Kuehne + Nagel Roger Sutter, Group Treasurer
Etihad Aviation Group Adam Boukadida, Deputy Treasurer
Best Card Solution
Biogen Helen Hanby, Associate Director, Int’l Treasury
Dupont Sourcing and Logistics Kelly Moyer, Improvement Leader
Best Funding Solution
VCNA John McCarthy, Finance and IT
Etihad Aviation Group Adam Boukadida, Deputy Group Treasurer
Best Foreign Exchange Solution
Clearsettle Alistair Cotton, Treasury Manager
Diageo Vivien Kanvasi, FX Risk Manager
Best Risk Management Solution
Etihad Aviation Group Adam Boukadida, Deputy Treasurer
Best Cash Flow Forecasting Solution
Microsoft Oystein Harsvik, Director
Harnessing the Power of Technology
UPS Parv Gill, Regional Treasury Director
National Grid David Preston, Treasury Manager, Middle Office
Fresenius Dirk Schreiber, Head of Treasury
One to Watch
Ornua Co-operative Ltd David O’Rourke, Group Finance Manager
Panini Spa Fabrizio Masinelli, Group Treasurer
Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East
Emirates Airlines
Umar Pirzada, Manager Treasury – Banking, Systems & Procedures PMO – Corporate Treasury
Aldar Properties PJSC Ali Sabry, Exec Director of Finance
Best in Class Treasury Solution in Africa
Nigeria Breweries plc Sola Ismail, Treasury and Tax Manager
Microsoft Rahul Daswani, Senior Manager – Structured Finance
Best SWIFT Solution
MOL plc Zsuzsanna Ortutay, Group Treasurer
Grupo KUO Luis Eduardo Diaz Loera, Financing and Treasury Manager
Treasury Today’s Woman of the Year 2017
Christy Barwick, Treasurer Intellectual Ventures Management LLC
Treasury Today’s Top Treasury Team 2017
OpenText Corporation