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2021 Overall Winners and Highly Commended Winners

Congratulations to all our 2021 Adam Smith Awards winners. Our Adam Smith Awards season opens in late June. Watch this space to hear winner podcasts and read their case studies!

Overall Winners 2021

Best Cash Management Solution
Dana Inc. – Michael Lenaerts
Best Working Capital Management Solution
RHI Magnesita – Felix Warmuth
Best AP/AR Solution
Dubai Municipality – Lubna Khamis Almazrouie
Best Card/E-Cash Solution
NexTier Completion Solutions – Phung Ngo-Burns
Best Supply Chain Finance Solution
Bridgestone – Julle Pedersen
Best Funding Solution
Phoenix – Hana Harrison
Best ESG Solution
Etihad Aviation Group – Marco Simi and Dilip Sanghavi
Best Risk Management Solution
Wärtsilä – Jarmo Nurmi
Best Crisis Management Solution
Avis Budget Group – David Calabria, Tina Daroszewski and Will Fotsch
Harnessing the Power of Technology
HCSC – Blue Cross Blue Shield – David Deranek
Best New Technology Solution
TriNet Group, Inc. – Ryan Yeager
Best Cyber-Security Solution
Hyundai Motor Europe – Heeyong Kwon
Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Americas
Marathon Petroleum Co. – Kevin Kachur and Jon Martin
Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East/UAE
International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) – Abdul Majid Syed
Best in Class Treasury Solution in Africa
MultiChoice Group Ltd. – Jan Beukes
Best Liquidity Solution
Mitsui Bussan Commodities Ltd. – Stuart Aitken
Best Investing Solution
FARFETCH – Manuele Rosignoli
First Class Relationship Management
Elanco Animal Health – David Pugh
Best Foreign Exchange Solution
Tesco plc. – Lynda Heywood
A Rising Star
Angela Brown – Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
Corporate Treasurer of the Year 2021
Martin Schlageter – F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
Lifetime Achievement Award
George Zinn – Microsoft Corporation
Treasury Today Woman of the Year 2021
Phung Ngo-Burns – NexTier Completion Solutions
Treasury Today’s Top Treasury Team Award 2021
Alphabet – Juan Rajlin

Highly Commended Winners 2021

Best Cash Management Solution
Cooke Seafood – Rob MacNeil
Best Working Capital Management Solution
Medtronic plc – Paul Miseré
Atlas Copco Makinalari Imalat A.S. – Dilan Narin
Best AP Solution
The Hut Group – Ian Armstrong
Best AR Solution
CDK Global LLC – Kirti Talwar
Best Card/E-Cash Solution
Royal Palace Furniture – Suman Ghosh
Best Supply Chain Finance Solution
Tetra Pak International SA – Fabrice d’Agostino
Halliburton – Richard Whiles
Best Funding Solution
Rolls Royce plc – Marcus Dix
PJSC Lukoil – Anastasia Akhsyanova
Best ESG Solution
LafargeHolcim – Nicolas Vaniet
Royal Schipol Group N.V. – Tom Gerritsen
Dürr AG – Christian Aue
Best Risk Management Solution
Microsoft Corporation – Priya Shenoy, Enrique Lara, Taru Rintamaki and Damaris Sardenberg
Best Crisis Management Solution
Kimberly-Clark Brazil – Anderson Neves and team
Microsoft Corporation – Rosa Riveria, Tom Czerwinski and Neil Doyle
Harnessing the Power of Technology
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – Stacy Liparidis
Unilever Finance International AG – Gerard Tuinenberg
Best New Technology Solution
ACCO Brands – Ovinder Assi
Norsk Hydro ASA – Per Christian Lindgård
Best Cyber-Security Solution
TÜRKÌYE ŞÌŞE ve CAM FABRÌKALARI A.Ş. – Baris Gokalp and Cihan Catakli
Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Americas
Baker Hughes Company – Varun Wadhwa, Fernando Palacios and Jaime Gonzalez
Best in Class Treasury Solution in the Middle East/UAE
Capri Sun – Marilyn Heng
Delivery Hero – Christian Schmahl, Gerald Taylor and Khaled Al Faqsh
Best in Class Treasury Solution in Africa
CBRE Excellerate – Wouter Brink
Microsoft Corporation – Rahul Daswani
Best Liquidity Solution
Bausch Health – Carsten Bork
Best Investing Solution
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) – Marion Barre and Malcolm Grant
Whitbread Group plc. – Stuart Fitzsimmons and Becki Carroll
First Class Relationship Management
Tesco plc. – Pritesh Vadolia
Best Foreign Exchange Solution
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries – Michael Ben Mosche
Medtronic – Vivi Zhou, Matt Eidem and Tim Husnik
Treasury Today Woman of the Year 2021
Nandini Mongia – Prudential Financial, Inc
Treasury Today’s Top Treasury Team Award 2021
NTT Data – Meredith Vance

See 2020 winner case studies