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In this weekly podcast I interview Treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing. Other areas we talk about include; -Career highlights and lowlights -Where they got their big break -What they see as key to their success -Where do their careers go from here? -What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession As a treasury recruitment company, we also explore treasury talent issues and what they believe is the future for treasury profession?

In this weekly podcast I interview Treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing. Other areas we talk about include; -Career highlights and lowlights -Where they got their big break -What they see as key to their success -Where do their careers go from here? -What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession As a treasury recruitment company, we also explore treasury talent issues and what they believe is the future for treasury profession?

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

In this weekly podcast I interview Treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing. Other areas we talk about include; -Career highlights and lowlights -Where they got their big break -What they see as key to their success -Where do their careers go from here? -What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession As a treasury recruitment company, we also explore treasury talent issues and what they believe is the future for treasury profession?

Language:

English

Contact:

00442036034448


Episodes

Taking Smart Risks to Propel Your Career with Sandra Ramos-Alves

6/20/2022
If you want your treasury career to take off, you’ve got to be bold. Taking risks and being vocal about what you want might be something you’d rather avoid, especially if you’re in the early days of your career. However, it’s something that this week’s Treasury Career Corner guest believes is vital to success. Sandra Ramos-Alves, Senior Vice President and Treasurer at Bristol Myers Squibb, joins the podcast to take us through her career journey so far. She shares what she credits to her...

Duration:00:31:20

Embracing Growth and Change with Rick Barrett

6/13/2022
It takes a certain set of qualities and skills to grow in this rapidly changing treasury landscape. Rick Barrett, the Director of Treasury for Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation, knows this all too well. He joins the Treasury Career Corner podcast to discuss how he grew as a treasury professional as the field has evolved. Rick also shares a few things treasury professionals should be aware of moving forward in a post-pandemic world. Rick’s current position has him overseeing...

Duration:00:33:09

Becoming A Great Leader Within Treasury with Joel Campbell

6/6/2022
There are so many different types of leaders in every single industry. But they all have the same core skills to allow them to be pioneers within their industries. From humble beginnings and a passion for accountancy, Joel Campbell’s career burgeoned into something which he had never fully planned out. Joel is Chief Financial Officer of TreviPay, the global B2B payments and invoicing network based in Overland Park, Kansas. He leads the company’s Finance, FP&A, Accounting, Treasury, and...

Duration:00:55:49

How to Transition into Treasury Seamlessly with Toby Shore

5/30/2022
Changing career paths will always come with an element of struggle. But this week’s Treasury Career Corner guest managed to transition into treasury seamlessly and now heads a department in a major international aluminium company. This week, we revisit an exceptional episode with Toby Shore, Senior Director of Group Treasury, Risk and Insurance at Emirates Global Aluminium, who joined us back in episode 123. We chat about his transition from risk management into treasury, the importance of...

Duration:00:49:24

Building a Well-Rounded Treasury Career with Robert Lau

5/23/2022
What motivates you in your treasury career? Being an expert in one particular area or branching out to different areas of finance and treasury? The latter is the path that Robert Lau, Vice President and Treasurer at Informatica, chose for himself. He joins the Treasury Career Corner podcast to give some insights into his diverse and well-rounded career. Robert also shares some tips and pointers for treasury professionals looking to build a career as well-rounded as his. In addition to his...

Duration:00:49:19

Important Treasury Career Lessons with Karen Molloy

5/16/2022
There’s a lot to be learned from books, from mentors, and your peers, but the best teacher of all is experience. That’s why this episode from way back in January 2020 is just as relevant today as it was when we first aired it. Yes, we’ve dug back into our archives once again to revisit a knowledge-packed episode with Karen Molloy, Vice President & Treasurer at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Karen delves into the numerous lessons she’s garnered over the span of her 30-year...

Duration:00:43:57

Successful Career Progression in Treasury with Chris McConnachie

5/9/2022
Sometimes career progression is a linear rise through the ranks, but other times, it's sporadic growth that shoots treasury professionals to their dream roles. Someone who’s experienced this first hand is Chris McConnachie, the CFO at National Grid. Chris joined National Grid in 2008, occupying several treasury roles in London before moving to the US in 2012 to guide the US function through their Global Treasury Systems Implementation. From 2013 to 2015, Chris was treasurer of the company’s...

Duration:00:38:49

The Role of Technology in Treasury with Felix Meyer

5/2/2022
To use emerging technology, or not to use emerging technology? It’s a debate as old as time. Though things have definitely changed since we last spoke with Felix Meyer, Corporate Treasury Business IT Manager at ABB Capital B.V., this debate is still highly relevant. As Felix highlights in this episode of the Treasury Career Corner, treasurers are not known for their risk-taking streak. That’s what often holds them back from embracing emerging technology. However, now more than ever, the role...

Duration:00:44:18

How to Nurture and Grow Your Treasury Career with Lee-Ann Perkins

4/25/2022
Building your career is not something you simply lay the groundwork for in the beginning and hope it grows naturally. No matter what stage of your career you’re at, you need to nurture it and put the time and effort into growing and developing your skills. Someone who lives by that is Lee-Ann Perkins, the Assistant Treasurer at Specialized Bicycle Components. Lee-Ann joined the Treasury Career Corner back in 2019, but we’ve dug back into the archive to revisit her fantastic episode. Lee-Ann...

Duration:00:46:23

Tools for Building a Sustainable Treasury Career with Larry Tolep

4/18/2022
If the past couple of years have proven anything, it’s that change is inevitable, especially in a field as dynamic as treasury. So, how do you build a career that will last through both good and tough times? Larry Tolep, VP of the North American Regional Treasury Center, and VP and Treasurer for Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. joins this episode to give us the lowdown. He joined Volkswagen Group of America in 2005 as the Assistant Treasurer for the company and many of its subsidiaries. A...

Duration:00:36:00

The Workings of Global Treasury with Sarah-Jane Hall

4/11/2022
Hitting 200 podcast episodes is no easy feat, and in light of that, we’re going back to where it all started… We’re revisiting our very first episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, where we spoke with Sarah-Jane Hall, SVP Treasury at GSK, about the ins and outs of working in global treasury. When last we spoke, Sarah-Jane was the Group Treasurer, Pension Investments & Insurance at GlaxoSmithKline PLC. In that role, she was in charge of debt and investments, oversight of the GSK’s...

Duration:00:29:25

How to Move Ahead in Your Career in Treasury with Kim Masucci

4/4/2022
We are going back into our archive to bring you one of our all-time favourite episodes of the podcast featuring Kim Masucci, a Fortune 500 Treasury Executive. Kim joins me on this episode of the Treasury Career Corner podcast to talk about her fascinating career in treasury. She possesses over 20 years’ experience in finance, 14 of those years in treasury-specific roles at United Technologies (now Raytheon), Otis, and Linde. Throughout her 14 years in treasury-specific roles, she has mostly...

Duration:00:38:14

Successfully Transitioning Through Treasury Roles with Summa Simmons

3/28/2022
Transitioning through roles is a vital part of building a successful treasury career. But as it is with most things, there’s a right and wrong way to do it. To share her journey from staff accountant to the Director of Treasury for Victoria’s Secret & Co., Summa Simmons joins this episode of Treasury Career Corner. In her present role, Summa Simmons is entrusted with accurately and efficiently funding the company’s operational and strategic initiatives in accordance with business and...

Duration:00:15:18

Getting Ahead in Your Treasury Career with Paul Miseré

3/21/2022
Do you want to know how to build a successful career in treasury? Then you’re in luck. We’ve had a look back through our archives to bring you this informative episode full of actionable tips on how to progress in your career. With over 20 years rising through the ranks in the same company, it’s safe to say that Paul Miseré, the Senior Treasury Director at Medtronic, knows a thing or two about getting ahead. Drawing from his wealth of experience, Paul takes us through his career and the...

Duration:00:36:15

How Gary McGuire Climbed the Treasury Career Ladder

3/14/2022
Do you want to take your treasury career to new heights? If so, this is the episode for you! We went back into our archive to bring you one of our all-time favourite episodes of the podcast featuring VP and Treasurer of https://www.dow.com/en-us (Dow Inc)., Gary McGuire. Gary leads a global team of over 100 treasury professionals managing all aspects of Dow’s finances which include Funding, Operations, Planning, Customer Financial Services, Insurance, Pension, Financial Risk Management,...

Duration:00:39:39

How to Develop Competencies Within Treasury with Tor Stian Kjøllesdal

3/7/2022
The labour market is changing fast, and with it, the idea of what competencies and skills employees require to thrive. Vice President and Head of Treasury and Tax at the Functional Center of Excellence in Equinor ASA, Tor Stian Kjøllesdal, believes that we’re moving away from simply assigning roles to anyone who’s qualified to actually delegating responsibilities based on people’s competencies. He joins the Treasury Career Corner to discuss what it takes to bring out the best in employees,...

Duration:00:31:37

How to Become a Strategic Treasurer with Stephanie O'Leary

2/28/2022
Getting to the top of your field isn’t just about a bit of elbow grease. You need a good strategy. A strategy can help you harness your strongest capabilities and channel them into achieving both long and short-term treasury career goals. Stephanie O’Leary, the former Vice President of Treasury & Risk Management at Indigo Ag., joins this episode of the Treasury Career Corner to share snippets from her successful treasury journey. She also delves into the strategic nature of treasury and why...

Duration:00:32:31

Building Longevity in Treasury with Rando Bruns

2/21/2022
Where do you see your career in the next five years? This is a question that many have a rehearsed answer to in their heads. Some have even learned to answer quite creatively. But when it comes down to the nitty-gritty and the ever-changing landscape of treasury, the path towards career longevity can be a bumpy one. In this episode of the Treasury Career Corner, Rando Bruns, the Group Treasurer at Merck KGaA, shares some of the principles he’s stuck to that have contributed to his impressive...

Duration:00:39:14

How to Learn and Grow in a Treasury Career with Andrew Hawes

2/14/2022
Treasury is an ever-changing industry. As such, it always needs dynamic, proactive people who are willing to learn and grow. According to this week’s Treasury Career Corner guest, this has been the key to succeeding in this career. Andrew Hawes, the Group Treasurer at Innospec Inc, explains that you need to learn as much as possible about your role, about the business, and about the people around you to climb ahead in your career. Andrew’s held multiple roles in treasury, including Group...

Duration:00:30:34

Lessons Learned from a Successful Treasury Career with Rob Farrow

2/7/2022
A long career is never 100% fun and games. There are plenty of hurdles to jump over, lessons to be learned, and experience gathered along the way. Rob Farrow, the General Manager of Corporate Treasury at SABIC, joined this episode of the Treasury Career Corner to share some of the key lessons he learned during the course of his 40-year treasury career. With a wealth of experience spanning over several continents, it’s safe to say that he knows a thing or two. Rob has worked in global...

Duration:00:48:53