Treasury Talks podcast series

Episode 22: Chip maker Infineon talks treasury strategy

Duration: 24 minutes

Alexander Foltin, treasurer at European chip maker Infineon talks about his treasury priorities against the backdrop of challenges in the global semiconductor industry.

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Episode 21: SPECIAL EPISODE – Adam Smith Awards Asia 2021 – A winners guide podcast series (part three of three)

Duration: 7 minutes

In this Episode, we explain the criteria for entry, some tips to aide your submissions and what our judges look for when making their decisions. Nominations are now open and will close on September 6th 2021.

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Episode 20: Women in Treasury APAC Forum 2021

Duration: 19 minutes

In this year’s APAC WiT forum, expert panellists reflect on how they progressed their careers in finance and share their key advice. Elsewhere the conversation talked about the damaging impact of the pandemic to gender equality and the role of men in supporting equality.

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Episode 19: SPECIAL EPISODE – Adam Smith Awards Asia 2021 – A winners guide podcast series (part two of three)

Duration: 5 minutes

In this Episode, we explore the new categories we have added this year. A full list of categories can be found online at treasurytoday.com. Nominations are now open and will close on 6th September 2021.

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Episode 18: SPECIAL EPISODE – Adam Smith Awards Asia 2021 – A winners guide podcast series (part one of three)

Duration: 5 minutes

We are delighted to launch our Adam Smith Awards Asia 2021 – A Winner’s Guide podcast series. In this first short episode I will explain what the Adam Smith Awards Asia are, why you should consider nominating and the key dates for your diaries. Nominations opened on 7th June and will close on 6th September 2021.

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Episode 17: Talking sustainability, supply chain finance and the role of treasury with Minna Helppi, Group Treasury at Metso Qutotec

Duration: 12 minutes

In this episode, we speak to Minna Helppi, Group Treasurer, at Metso Outotec about the role treasury played during their merger, the companies supply chain finance programme and how she is introducing sustainability in treasury.

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Episode 16: SPECIAL EPISODE – Adam Smith Awards 2021 - A winners guide podcast series (part three of three)

Duration: 8 minutes

In this Episode, we explain the criteria for entry, some tips to aide your submissions and what our judges look for when making their decisions. Nominations are now open and will close on 12th April 2021.

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Episode 15: SPECIAL EPISODE – Adam Smith Awards 2021 - A winners guide podcast series (part two of three)

Duration: 8 minutes

In this Episode, we explore the new categories we have added this year. A full list of categories can be found online at treasurytoday.com. Nominations are now open and will close on 12th April 2021.

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Episode 14: Women in Treasury London Forum 2020

Duration: 25 minutes

The Women in Treasury EMEA Forum 2020 featured a vibrant and insightful virtual panel discussion with four leading industry speakers, providing a lively debate of some of the key topics highlighted by the respondents of our Women in Treasury Global Study 2020, in association with State Street Global Advisors.

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Episode 13: SPECIAL EPISODE – Adam Smith Awards 2021 - A winners guide podcast series (part one of three)

Duration: 5 minutes

We are delighted to launch our Adam Smith Awards 2021 – A Winner’s Guide podcast series. In this first short episode I will explain what the Adam Smith Awards are, why you should consider nominating and the key dates for your diaries. Nominations open on 25th January and close on 12th April 2021.

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Episode 12: Women in Treasury US Forum 2020

Duration: 26 minutes

The Women in Treasury US Forum 2020 featured a vibrant and insightful virtual panel discussion with four leading industry speakers, providing a lively debate of some of the key topics highlighted by the respondents of our Women in Treasury Global Study 2020, in association with State Street Global Advisors.


Speakers:

Deepa Palamuttam – Director of Global Tax and Treasury Technology and Controls, Intel Corporation

Melanie Simmons – Treasury Manager, Corporate Finance, Nitel

Geraldine Yip – Regional Head, Asia Pacific, Sales Practice and Content Management, Global Liquidity and Cash Management, HSBC

Kim Hochfeld – Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Cash, State Street Global Advisors

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Episode 11: Treasury with African free trade

Duration: 10 minutes

Earlier this year, we attended the Treasury & Finance in Africa Conference, run by Eurofinance, where we were able to catch up with Bohani Hlungwane, Regional Head of Trade and Working Capital at Absa Group to discuss the African Continental Free Trade Area and what it means for treasurers already in the region, and those looking to enter it.


Speakers:

Bohani Hlungwane – Regional Head of Trade and Working Capital, Absa Group

Susie Scott – Editorial, Treasury Today Group

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Episode 10: Is SWIFT gpi for corporates giving treasurers what they want?

Duration: 21 minutes

SWIFT’s global payments innovation (gpi) is arguably its most successful initiative for decades. With the gpi for corporates offering gathering pace, is it all it can be? In this Treasury Today podcast we’ll be exploring the latest developments with Eric Bayle, Director – Head of Global Transaction Banking, UK, Societe Generale, and Marc Delbaere, Global Head of Corporates and Trade, SWIFT.


Speakers:

Eric Bayle – Director – Head of Global Transaction Banking, UK, Societe Generale

Marc Delbaere – Global Head of Corporates and Trade, SWIFT

Tom Alford – Editorial, Treasury Today Group

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Episode 9: Making homeworking work

Duration: 15 minutes

How can treasurers forced to work from home during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic ensure they remain safe, secure and effective? In this Treasury Today podcast we explore the options in the company of Actualize Consulting’s Kerry Wekelo, COO, and Priscila Nagalli, Director, Treasury Practice Group.


Speakers:

Kerry Wekelo – COO, Actualize

Priscila Nagalli – Director, Treasury Practice Group, Actualize

Sophie Jackson – Publisher & Head of Strategic Content, Treasury Today Group

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Episode 8: Expedia Group’s successful journey

Duration: 12 minutes

For any corporate treasurer, cash and investment management will always be high up on the business agenda. This is truly apparent for the international travel giant Expedia Group – a business operating in over 70 different countries. In this latest podcast with Treasury Today, Expedia Group explains how the company managed to build a comprehensive solution to give it enhanced portfolio visibility across its 40+ currencies.


Speakers:

Ken Bugayong, CFA, CTP – Treasury Manager, Expedia Group

Sophie Jackson – Joint Publisher & Head of Strategic Content, Treasury Today Group

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Episode 7: Talking female representation with Westpac

Duration: 10 minutes

Female representation is currently one of the biggest topics in the global corporate world. Treasury Talks discusses the current situation, what companies can do, and our hopes for the future.


Speakers:

Di Challenor – General Manager, Global Transaction Services, Westpac

Jeff Byrne – Executive Director of Specialised Sales for Global Transactional Solutions, Westpac

Sophie Jackson – Joint Publisher & Head of Strategic Content, Treasury Today Group

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Episode 6: Shell opens up new opportunities

Duration: 11 minutes

Managing over 30,000 FX spot, forward, and swap transactions worth over US$1trn a year, Shell’s existing FX management system was in desperate need of an upgrade. In the latest podcast with Treasury Today, Shell explains how a successful partnership with Bloomberg has resulted in a best-of-breed FX solution which helps manage its FX transactions.


Speakers:

Michael Dawson – Head of Liquidity and FX, Shell

Sophie Jackson – Joint Publisher & Head of Strategic Content, Treasury Today Group

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Episode 5: Talking sustainability with HSBC and the Republic of Seychelles

Duration: 19 minutes

In recent years, the focus on sustainability has been growing in popularity across the globe. With treasurers facing increasing pressure to imbed sustainability principles to support and drive their corporate’s strategy, the sustainability agenda sees no sign of abating. In the latest podcast with Treasury Today, we caught up with two pioneers leading the sustainability charge - HSBC and the Republic of Seychelles.


Speakers:

Lance Kawaguchi – Managing Director, Global Head – Corporates (Global Liquidity and Cash Management), HSBC

Patrick Payet – Secretary of State for Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic Planning, Republic of Seychelles

Sophie Jackson – Joint Publisher & Head of Strategic Content, Treasury Today Group

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Episode 4: Women in Treasury Study

Duration: 37 minutes

In this special Women in Treasury podcast in our Treasury Talks series, we are joined by Meg Coates, Joint Publisher & Head of Operations at Treasury Today, Frances Hinden, VP Treasury Operations at Shell, and Yeng Butler, Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Cash Business at State Street Global Advisors, as they discuss the Women in Treasury 2018 Annual Global Study results.


Speakers:

Yeng Butler – Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Cash Business, State Street Global Advisors

Frances Hinden – VP Treasury Operations, Shell

Meg Coates – Joint Publisher & Head of Operations, Treasury Today Group

Sophie Jackson – Joint Publisher & Head of Strategic Content, Treasury Today Group

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Episode 3: Talking technology with Royston Da Costa, Assistant Group Treasurer at Ferguson

Duration: 14 minutes

Treasury Talks sits down with Royston Da Costa, Assistant Group Treasurer at Ferguson to talk about the technological revolution in treasury. Royston candidly shares his views on the impact that technology is having on his treasury department and what technology he wants to see develop and come into treasury departments in the near-future.


Speaker:

Royston Da Costa – ‎Assistant Group Treasurer, Ferguson

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Episode 2: The impact of the global financial crisis on treasury

Duration: 17 minutes

In our second instalment of the Treasury Talks podcast series, we revisit the global financial crisis of 2007/2008 and hear from Roman Kozhan, Professor of Finance at Warwick Business School on why the crisis happened. Then, Jim Colby, Assistant Treasurer at Honeywell and Fred Schacknies, ‎SVP & Treasurer at ‎Hilton Worldwide detail their experiences during the crisis, document the impact it has had on how corporate treasury departments operate and ponder whether something similar will happen again.


Speakers:

Roman Kozhan – Professor of Finance, Warwick Business School

Jim Colby – Assistant Treasurer, Honeywell

Fred Schacknies – ‎SVP & Treasurer, ‎Hilton Worldwide

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Episode 1: Defining the modern treasury professional

Duration: 15 minutes

In this, our first edition of the Treasury Talks podcast created in partnership with the Singapore Association of Corporate Treasurers, we hear from some of the country’s leading treasury professions who talk about the treasurers changing role and highlight the skills you need to be a successful treasurer today.


Speakers:

Sonia Clifton-Bligh – Director – Regional Treasury Services Centre Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson

Seng Ti Goh – General Manager Treasury & Accounting, Isuzu Motors Asia

Jinny Goh – Treasurer, SMRT Corporation

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