• Kate Smedley, 2 Sisters Food Group

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    Kate Smedley, 2 Sisters Food Group

    Kate Smedley’s journey in treasury has seen her work for a broadcaster, an airports operator, a construction group, and most recently, a food manufacturer. She talks to Treasury Today about the benefits of working in a flexible way and how some corporates are adapting the way they employ and develop treasury staff.

  • Ingmar Bergmann, NSI N.V.

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    Ingmar Bergmann, NSI N.V.

    As former chairman of the Dutch ACT and a voluntary treasurer of a Premier League volleyball team, urban agriculture scheme and a local Judo club, NSI Corporate Treasurer and Head of Corporate Finance, Ingmar Bergmann is a certainly more than just a day-to-day treasurer. Bergmann reveals how his unique skill set and delight in working with people have shaped his impressive career.

  • Alex Koh, WPP

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    Alex Koh, WPP

    With a career that began in computer auditing before shifting to banking, Alex Koh, Regional Treasurer Asia Pacific at WPP, has finally found his home in corporate treasury. Having sampled work in a number of different countries for a variety of businesses Koh is now focusing on supporting WPP’s growth in Asia Pacific.

  • Matt Cooper, Affinity Sutton

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    Matt Cooper, Affinity Sutton

    He moved deftly between accountancy and banking before heading off in the direction of the oil and gas sector. But now, in a rapidly changing commercial environment, Matt Cooper, Director of Treasury and Corporate Finance, Affinity Sutton, is calling upon his well-rounded financial skills to ensure one of the UK’s oldest and largest non-profit distributing housing associations is fit for another 100 years of service to the community.

  • Federico Falciai, Enel

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    Federico Falciai, Enel

    From oil to gas to electricity, Federico Falciai’s working life has been based on energy and power from the start. Having moved roles from analyst to trader to auditor he is now heading up the cash management strategy unit of one of the world’s largest integrated power distributors, Enel. With revenues of over €80 billion in 2013, it is his role to bring unity to a complex cash operation.

  • Komson Kajorncheeppunngam, True Corporation

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    Komson Kajorncheeppunngam, True Corporation

    Since he joined the company 17 years ago, Komson Kajorncheeppunngam has seen a raft of changes at True Corporation. But despite this transformation and meteoric growth – to the point where the group reported revenues of $2.95 billion in 2013 – True remains focused on its domestic market, and plans to grow its business into the AEC region in the near future.

  • Christine McCarthy, The Walt Disney Company

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    Christine McCarthy, The Walt Disney Company

    Since 1923 the Walt Disney Company has been growing its entertainment and media empire with a little help from some of the most recognisable and loved fictional characters anywhere. Today the NYSE-listed company employs 175,000 people across its five major business segments: Media Networks; Parks and Resorts; Consumer Products; Studio Entertainment; and Interactive. In 2013 it reported revenues of $45 billion, up almost $3 billion year-on-year.

  • Bert Heirbaut, InterContinental Hotels Group

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    Bert Heirbaut, InterContinental Hotels Group

    Starting with a fascination for numbers, building on an aptitude for languages, rising up through the ranks and asking the right questions as he goes, has put Bert Heirbaut at the head of treasury operations for the world’s largest hotels group. Seeing things from many different angles has distinct benefits.

  • John Chen, Honeywell

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    John Chen, Honeywell

    John Chen has over 20 years of experience in treasury and finance across a variety of industries. In 2012 he joined Honeywell in the Asia Pacific region, where the company has regional revenues in excess of $6 billion generated by business entities spanning 14 countries in the continent.

  • Byron R. Jackson, Itron

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    Byron R. Jackson, Itron

    Itron is a global technology and services company providing solutions for measuring, managing and analysing energy and water. From its headquarters in Liberty Lake, Washington in the United States, it employs thousands globally, supporting nearly 8,000 customers across more than 130 countries, including electricity, gas and water utilities, retailers, wholesale market operators, large commercial and industrial energy and water users, and service companies. Itron is a publicly traded company. In 2013 it reported revenues of $1.9 billion.