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  • Team of people putting their hands together

    Building a productive working culture

    With corporate treasurers around the world frequently being asked to do more with less, the need to drive maximum productivity from the treasury team is a must. Tony Osentoski, Director EMEA & Asia Pacific Treasury at Cytec Industries, explains how building a resilient and empowering corporate culture can go a long way to achieving this objective.

  • Paper pyramid make out of paper people

    ASEAN: what can you expect in 2016?

    There are a large proportion of corporates for whom ASEAN remains unfamiliar. But 2016 could prove the year that the region receives the attention it deserves globally. Here, we talk to Carli Renzi, Director, Industry Insights, Global Financials at ANZ, about their commitment to, and substantial investment in, ASEAN, why ANZ predict it will emerge combined as the world’s fifth largest economy by 2025 and what you can expect from banks in the region looking ahead.

  • Golden net and droplets

    African payments project hangs on ‘golden thread’

    A major treasury infrastructure change has seen complex African electronics group, Altron, shift from manual to fully automated payment processes with XML messaging at the heart of the changes.

  • Missing piece of the puzzle completing it

    The missing piece

    Reputation can’t be quantified, but its importance to the continuation of successful business is undeniable. Why is it then that it seems to be overlooked by so many corporates? Its intangible nature for starters make it difficult to justify significant investment of time and money. Here, we talk to Nigel Pearson, Global Head of Fidelity at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), about how when you take a closer look, it soon becomes obvious that a company’s reputation is something treasurers may want to protect.

  • Young ballet dancer jumping through blue powder

    Commitment issues

    The bank agnostic technology model is increasingly sought by treasurers eager not to put all their eggs in one basket. It is a risk management quest but it is also one of operational and cost efficiency. Treasury Today considers the benefits and drawbacks of stepping beyond the world of bank proprietary technology.

  • Maciek Müldner, Skanska

    Corporate View: 
    Maciek Müldner, Skanska

    Recently making the move from Skanska’s construction sector to the company’s commercial development stream for Europe, Maciek Müldner, Financial Director, Skanska Property Poland & Risk Manager, Commercial Development Europe, Skanska, talks to Treasury Today about how his new focus on investing the company’s cash is shaping an opportunity-driven approach to risk.

  • Maximising your potential

    This month’s question

    “What can a treasurer do to maximise his or her chances of one day becoming CFO? Are there any particular qualifications or experiences that might be beneficial?”

  • James Koh, Group Treasurer, Vertu

    Corporate View: 
    James Koh, Vertu

    Having built a number of treasuries from scratch, including his current team at Vertu, James Koh has accumulated a wealth of knowledge, experience and friendships on his journey so far. He tells Treasury Today how his early mentors shaped his view of the world for the better.

  • Ather Williams, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    There’s nothing Mickey Mouse about BofAML’s new GTS Head

    Forgive the headline but we were amused to learn that the new Head of Global Transaction Services at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) was at one time a Strategic Planner for Walt Disney. We caught up with Ather Williams when he was in London the other week.

  • RBS sign on the side of building

    RBS rumours way off the mark

    Press reports elsewhere that ‘RBS executives in Asia plan to encourage non-core transaction banking clients to transition to HSBC as part of its broader exit from the market’ are misleading and make no sense. Treasury Today sets the record straight.