• Steven Elms, Citi and Dennis Nandwa, Kenya Airways

    Kenya Airways, Highly Commended, Best in Class Treasury Solution in Africa

    This solution harnesses the power of mobile technology like iPads, in order to improve the way the company interacts and processes transactions with its bankers. The solution has enabled treasury staff to input transactions on the system which the treasury manager can authorise while travelling.

  • Richard Parkinson and Jean-Michel Robiou, Google

    Google, Winner, Best in Class Treasury Solution in Africa

    To serve an emerging market like Africa with its own peculiarities, demographic dynamics and infrastructural inadequacies with consumer products require a peculiar, well thought-out and scalable payment solution. Africa has a huge market size with over one billion people and yet less than 25% have access to formal banking services and only about 3% have debit/credit cards. It is predominantly a cash society. This solution addresses this landscape.

  • David Aldred, Citi and Adam Boukadida, Etihad Airways

    Etihad Airways, Highly Commended, Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East

    This transaction is the first supply chain finance programme in the airline industry in EMEA. The solution is fully automated from end-toend for Etihad Airways, its suppliers and the chosen bank and offers complete flexibility.

  • David Aldred, Citi and Jean Vacqué, Basrah Gas Company

    Basrah Gas Company, Highly Commended, Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East

    Our judges felt BGC should win this award because it has created an entirely new work culture in the treasury where service and efficiency are prioritised and skills and continuous learning are prized. Moreover, while this evolved over two years, many key initiatives were introduced in 2014 which is also the year in which Iraq faced fundamental security challenges.

  • Mohd Abdulla Jaber Al Ali, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Salah Mohamed Al Weswasi, Abu Dhabi Department of Finance and Shadi Abu Hijjleh, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

    Abu Dhabi Department of Finance, Winner, Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East

    Not only has the Department achieved demonstrable savings together with an increase in investment yield of over $188.6m each year, but financial oversight and efficiency has been enhanced substantially.

  • Kostas Bikos and Marlena Luczak, Microsoft

    Microsoft, Winner, One to Watch

    Microsoft WW Credit Services and WW Online Credit Services have signed a global multi-year managed service solution BPO contract that looks not only at the now but to the future. By doing that they created a credit services organisation that is capable of supporting Microsoft’s evolution to the “mobile first” and “cloud first” strategy as outlined by their CEO. The company believes the dollar savings will be greater in future years and technology enhancements together with productivity improvements will be even more evident; so certainly one to watch.

  • Brice Zimmerman, Novartis, Brigitta Keller, Citi and Philippe Crolus, Novartis

    Novartis, Highly Commended, Harnessing the Power of Technology

    The scale of the transformation is vast: from being fragmented and country-specific, Novartis now has a single global structure, 100% automation from the company-to-banks-to-clearing, standardised processes and global KPIs to monitor performance and encourage constant improvement.

  • Mark Johnson, Reval and Andrew Bain, Cigna

    Cigna, Highly Commended, Harnessing the Power of Technology

    The sheer breadth of this treasury transformation makes the project unique in the insurance industry. During the research, Cigna say they came across no other peers who were doing what they are. They created a fully-integrated solution for bank administration, cash forecasting, consistent reporting and analytics, a single payment hub with standardised wire format and are rolling it out globally to all their offices across the US, UK, Europe and Asia over four phases ending in 2016.

  • Sarah Foster, J.P. Morgan and John Wallace, ConocoPhillips

    ConocoPhillips, Highly Commended, Harnessing the Power of Technology

    ConocoPhillips’ US Bank Realignment Project was initiated in February 2014, starting with an RFP to nine banking partners. The objective of the initiative was to streamline the company’s banking structure. Treasury also was interested in reducing the number of bank accounts and in combining different payment types within a file in order to minimise the number of files processed between ConocoPhillips and its banking partner.

  • Séverine Le Blévennec, Honeywell

    Honeywell, Winner, Harnessing the Power of Technology

    This solution leverages several technology components in an integrated fashion to provide 100% daily cash visibility on all Honeywell’s 2,000 plus bank accounts and all cash investment transactions around the globe.