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  • 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

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    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

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    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.

  • Baby wooden blocks on a window ledge

    How to ace an RFP

    Whether you’re looking for new services and banking partners or updating current systems, a Request for Proposal (RFP) is a core stage in any tendering process. In this article, we look at the building blocks behind drafting, issuing and analysing a best-in-class RFP.

  • One green match standing out from a crowd of red matches

    A day in the life: interim treasury

    For the interim treasurer, a number of skills must fall into place to be a success. It can be hard work finding the next assignment but the rewards both financially and in terms of job satisfaction can make it all worthwhile. What pleasures and pains does the role hold for practitioners?