Managing Foreign Currency Risk Best Practices from the Treasury Professional and Technology Solutions Provider

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Treasury professionals are now expected to be more proactive than ever by anticipating and initiating change, rather than reacting to events. Optimizing and protecting cash, and minimizing exposure across a wide range of risks are at the forefront for proactive treasury teams. It’s critical that key measures are taken to enable organizations to execute effective risk strategies.

As the scope of financial risk factors continues to evolve and change for the treasury professional, the same holds true for the technology vendor and implementation provider. The waterfall effect from the changes in risk management standards across the entire treasury space makes it especially crucial and challenging for each participant to stay proactive and in line with the best practices. Treasury professionals also need to stay on top of all issues associated with managing, delivering and implementing risk management solutions that meet industry standards today and into the future.  

Play back our interactive discussion related to the best practices, concerns and solutions of managing foreign currency risk, and the tools that can help your organization deliver more business value. The session will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Managing foreign currency risk from the treasurer and treasury manager viewpoint
  • Delivering risk management solutions that meets the needs of treasury teams
  • Implementing risk management solutions that stay on target, on time and within budget
  • Best practices and innovative solutions to managing foreign currency risk
Featured Speakers: 

Robert Pierson, Vice President of Risk Management Services, Kyriba

Robert Pierson is currently the VP of Risk Management Services for Kyriba.  Mr. Pierson has 20+ years in the Treasury and Financial Derivative Markets working for and with companies such as Reval, Sungard, eSpeed, The Coca-Cola Companies, The Walt Disney Company, Ford Motor Company, and General Electric Corp. He is recognized and known as a subject matter expert in systems implementation and process improvement for Financial Derivatives and Treasury Risk Management.

Leslie Slater, Principal Consultant and Owner, 3PO Consulting

Ms. Slater has over 23 years of successful experience encompassing front, middle and back-office operations, equity trading, product management, client services, and software implementation within the Financial Services and Financial Software sectors.  She has a proven track record of implementing innovative solutions and possesses extensive knowledge of Risk Management, Derivative Products and Hedge Accounting Standards encompassing various asset classes, including foreign exchange, commodities, and interest rate products.