• Wan Chun Shong, Tan Chong Group

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    Wan Chun Shong, Tan Chong Group

    Can a treasurer become a CEO? Wan Chun Shong, Treasurer at Tan Chong Group certainly believes so. In his view, corporate treasury professionals have the perfect balance of strategic insight and financial acumen that can allow them to rise to the very top of a company. In this profile, he outlines how he has worked to elevate the standing of the treasury function within his company and at the same time raise his hand as a business leader of the future.

  • Fred Schacknies, VP & Assistant Treasurer, Hilton

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    Fred Schacknies, Hilton

    Creating something that he can be proud of, be it a best in class treasury function or a photograph that can be hung on the wall of his home, is something that Fred Schacknies, SVP & Treasurer at Hilton continually strives for. But he is not just interested in the result – he is fascinated by the process of getting there and the combination of art and science that underpins this.

  • Matt Cornwall, Capita

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    Matt Cornwall, Capita

    The desire to constantly be learning new skills and taking on challenges is something that is hardwired into Matt Cornwall, Deputy Treasurer at Capita’s DNA. In fact, it is this desire to constantly be pushing forward that led him into the treasury profession in the first place. He has not looked back since.

  • Cefi Chen, Cummins

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    Cefi Chen, Cummins

    Cefi Chen has been at the forefront of the treasury profession in China for nearly 15 years and during this time she has witnessed some major changes. In this article, Chen discusses the growth of the treasury profession in China. She also explains why the current challenging macroeconomic conditions are providing opportunities for treasury to develop further.

  • Kenneth Ng, DFS Group

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    Kenneth Ng, DFS Group

    With over ten years at the helm of the DFS Group’s treasury operation, Kenneth Ng has seen the profession go through some changes in his time. Yet, his alignment with the company’s core beliefs and values has ensured that he has not only been able to build a function that is fit for purpose, but also one that goes above and beyond to ensure that it provides the business with the tools to succeed.

  • Mike Hirst, easyJet

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    Mike Hirst, easyJet

    There have been volatile times in recent years and as such, it seems pertinent to speak to a treasurer who has had first-hand experience with the increasingly strategic role of treasury, including the necessity to shield cash flows against volatility, and advising both the board and team on how best to do so.

  • Fulvio Barbuio, ABC

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    Fulvio Barbuio, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Fulvio Barbuio, Head Corporate Treasury & Risk at Australian Broadcasting Corporation, has seen many changes in his 30 plus years working in finance and treasury. The biggest of these being the evolution treasury has undergone since the global financial crisis (GFC). Here, Barbuio outlines his views on this transition and offers his advice on what treasury should focus on to ensure that it maintains its strategic mandate.

  • Guillermo Gualino, Vice President and Treasurer, Agilent

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    Guillermo Gualino, Agilent

    Guillermo Gualino, Vice President and Treasurer has never been one to shy away from a challenge. This, in fact, has been the hallmark of his career to date. Here, Gualino shares how this desire to take on the tough tasks combined with a philosophy rooted in the art of consulting has brought success and fostered a rather unique approach to treasury management.

  • Rakesh Kochhar, Senior Vice President, Global Treasury and Global Sales Finance, Nissan

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    Rakesh Kochhar, Nissan Motor Company Ltd

    To be given full responsibility for a treasury department just four years into your working career is no small feat. But Rakesh Kochhar, Senior Vice President, Global Treasury and Global Sales Finance at Nissan, has demonstrated his capabilities in two continents and is evidence that self-motivation – with the ability to learn from experience – is key to success.

  • Pratibha Advani, Tata Communications

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    Pratibha Advani, Tata Communications

    With more than two decades of experience in corporate finance, Pratibha Advani has built a reputation for knowing exactly what is required to take a company forward. Her most recent role, as CFO for a global telecommunications company with Indian roots, is a challenge she relishes and one which allows her to exercise her creative impulses to their fullest extent.