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Women in Treasury New York Forum 2018

Group photo of the panellists at the WiT New York Forum 2017

Women in Treasury New York Forum 2018

10th October 2018
The Pierre
New York

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On Wednesday 10th October 2018 our highly acclaimed Women in Treasury Forum returns to The Pierre, New York. This vibrant event is one of the annual industry highlights in the USA, London and Singapore and is a firm fixture in the diaries of women and men right across these regions.

This year’s panel includes:

  • Debbie Kaya – Senior Director – Treasury, Global Cash and Operations, Cisco

  • Debdatta Banerjee – Senior Treasury Manager, Treasury Operations & Controls, eBay

  • Nancy Pierce – Managing Director, Head of Payment Program, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC

  • Pia McCusker – Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Cash Management, State Street Global Advisors

The venue for this highly popular event will be confirmed shortly and it will be attended by women and men from corporations of all sectors and sizes, together with their banking and technology partners from across the US.

Our Women in Treasury Forums are a key part of our global Women in Treasury initiative and provide an unrivalled opportunity to personally connect with some of the most successful leaders in our industry. The Women in Treasury New York Forum enables attendees to form valuable new business contacts and hear a stellar panel of industry speakers share their insights and debate some of the key issues highlighted by the respondents of our Women in Treasury Study. The panel discussion will be followed by an open Q&A session, enabling guests to make their voices heard and seek advice from the panel. Coverage of the event will appear in the January/February 2019 edition of Treasury Today.

New York 2018 Panellists

Portrait of Debbie Kaya

Debbie Kaya

Sr. Director – Treasury, Global Cash and Operations

Debbie Kaya is responsible for the Global Cash Management and investment and defined contribution (401k) operations at Cisco. She joined in 1999 and has worked in sales finance FP&A, supply chain finance and treasury. In addition to working at Corporate HQ in San Jose, Debbie worked within the Investment Operations team in Reno, Nevada and was the EMEA Cash Manager and acting APAC Cash Manager in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Debbie holds a Bachelor of Science from The University of California and a Masters in Business Administration from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Portrait of Debdatta Banerjee

Debdatta Banerjee

Senior Treasury Manager, Treasury Operations & Controls

Debdatta Banerjee started her career at the path breaking quant heavy hedge fund (DE Shaw) followed by stints at two large multinational corporate treasuries – Microsoft and eBay. Having covered several roles across controllership and treasury, her current interests are now more honed into the world of fintech and payments processing. When she is not dabbling in bots, blockchain schema or working on the latest forecast, she loves to lose herself in books and is an avid dog lover!

Portrait of Pia McCusker

Pia McCusker

Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Cash Management

Pia McCusker is a Senior Managing Director and the Global Head of Cash Management at State Street Global Advisors. In this role, she manages a team of 23 investment professionals globally. Pia is a member of the firm's Senior Leadership Team and has over 18 years of credit and investments experience. Pia holds a BA in Economics and in American Studies from Brandeis University, as well as an MS in International Economics and Finance also from Brandeis University.


Portrait of Sophie Jackson

Sophie Jackson

Associate Group Publisher at Treasury Today Group

Sophie Jackson is Associate Group Publisher at Treasury Today Group and has ten years experience in publishing. She began her career in a role in cultural publishing at the Dazed Group, coordinating both editorial content and creative partnerships in Europe and the US. After moving to Tokyo in late 2010, Sophie headed up the launch of Treasury Today Asia in 2012. This was followed by a move to Hong Kong in 2014. Treasury Today Asia is now read by 65,000 corporates across Asia-Pacific and our Adam Smith Awards Asia are in their fourth year. Sophie has been an integral force behind our global Women in Treasury initiative and is a passionate proponent of diversity and inclusion. She is a UCL graduate who studied in Paris and London.


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