From Reactive to Proactive: Real-world Solutions for Becoming a Strategic Treasury

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Treasury's value to the organization increases dramatically as the focus shifts from being reactive and transaction-oriented, to proactively identifying opportunities to support the business as a whole. In this roundtable format webinar, experienced practitioners and treasury insiders discuss their experiences on how treasury can add value across the organization, and what direct and indirect benefits that has offered them personally and professionally.  Key topics include:

  • Effective cash forecasting
  • Preparing for a post-Basel III environment
  • Bank account optimization
  • Global deployment of cash
  • Centralization of payments

Up to 1.2 CTP/CCM credits by the Association for Financial Professionals have been provided to full session attendees

Featured Speakers: 

Todd W. Yoder - Head of Derivatives and Hedging Strategy, Director of Global Corporate Treasury, Fluor Corporation
Todd W. Yoder has an extensive background in multinational corporate finance and holds three business degrees, including an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. His global business interactions have taken him all over the world, including major business centers in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Todd has been a guest speaker on a variety of topics related to multinational corporate finance, macroeconomics, and corporate treasury strategy. Todd is known for employing a down-to-earth communication style that delivers complex financial and economic information in easy-to-understand terms.

Tom Durkin - Managing Director, Digital Channels, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Tom Durkin leads his team in developing client-focused strategies and technology initiatives in payments and reporting solutions for CashPro® Connect, which covers SWIFT Corporate Access, Bank Account Management, and Biller Gateways. He is a leading advocate for thought leadership with global standards, ISO XML, and industry collaboration. Tom has spoken at Sibos 2014, the 2014 Association for Financial Professionals annual conference, Eurofinance, and the AFP Corporate Treasurer Council.

Guy Simons - Assistant Treasurer, TRW Automotive
Guy Simons started his career in corporate treasury management working at Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil’s Belgian and Norwegian treasury centers. He subsequently managed foreign exchange for BASF Catalysts (f/k/a Engelhard Corp) and in 2006 joined TRW Automotive, where he supervises global treasury operations. He has extensive experience setting up in-house banking operations and meeting the associated organizational, legal, fiscal, and IT challenges.

Bob Stark - Vice President, Kyriba
Bob Stark is responsible for global product strategy and market development at Kyriba. Bob is a 17 year veteran in the treasury technology industry having served in multiple roles at Wall Street Systems, Thomson Reuters, and Selkirk Financial Technologies including product management and strategy. Bob is a regular guest speaker at treasury conferences and an active member of the Association for Financial Professionals.

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