TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT
Global Finance ’s annual list of Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
EVP and head of transaction banking group
Under Subramanian’s guidance, the transaction banking arm of ADCB has made great strides in becoming a leader in regional trade and cash management services and solutions.
Vice president and treasurer
Gualino previously served as assistant treasurer at Agilent and in a similar role at Flextronics International. He has worked at EY, PwC and the Ventana Growth Fund. Gualino is a leading authority on supply chain finance and dynamic discounting programs.
Leslie is responsible for global cash management, liquidity planning, foreign currency risk management and global bank relations. Over the past three years, Leslie’s leadership has transformed AIG’s complex treasury operations to increase efficiency, improve risk management and garner significant cost savings.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
MD and head of global payments and strategy, GTS group
Serving both corporate and commercial clients, Williams is responsible for end-to-end product management. He took over global GTS strategy in January 2013 and oversees investment governance, country expansion, cross-line-of-business strategic initiatives and client analytics.
Managing director and head of cash management
Mueller is a member of the corporate banking leadership team at Barclays. He oversees the corporate banking digital-client-access strategy, the liquidity portfolio and the transactions product suite. He also manages bespoke cash management teams located around the globe.
Senior vice president of products and services
Nurmi is on the executive team and is responsible for the company’s purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions and services. He has led key Basware initiatives over the past year—such as building new partnerships and expanding Basware’s Cloud-based open platform.
VP, business planning & analysis and treasurer
Gallagher joined BD in 2012 as treasurer and added the corporate business planning & analysis responsibilities in 2013. Prior to joining BD, he had spent the majority of his career at GE and Ford Motor. Most recently he served as VP, financial planning & analysis, at NBC Universal.
Treasurer and managing director, finance group
Skurbe is involved in all treasury-related activities. His team has spent five years transforming treasury, a process that included implementing a new treasury management system with full integration to SWIFT and an in-house bank.
Head of cash management, Corporate and Transaction Banking Europe
After BNP Paribas acquired Fortis, Grouvel created an integrated and enhanced cash management franchise and offering within the newly expanded network.
EVP and CEO of Treasury Services
As CEO, Stewart sets the strategic direction and leads execution for global payments, trade finance, cash management and other treasury services. Before his current position, Ian served as head of the bank’s global client management for North America, developing markets and EMEA.
Global cash management director
Hinds is responsible for the company’s global bank infrastructure, cash management and trade finance. At Bombardier, Hinds has introduced and implemented SWIFT, restructured the company’s US treasury management, and introduced several new global banking products and services to the company main divisions.
SVP, corporate business development, and treasurer
A veteran of the tech and energy sectors, Govil was previously VP, corporate development project finance, and treasurer at SunPower. Before that, he held a number of finance positions at Sun Microsystems. Govil is the board director for nonprofit Youth Spirit Artworks.
Vice president and treasurer
With over 20 years of corporate treasury experience, Madhavan has previously held positions of increasing responsibility at the treasuries of Atlantic Richfield, PepsiCo and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Vice president, corporate treasurer
McConaghy is responsible for global treasury operations, capital structure, global insurance and pension programs and customer credit. Before joining Celestica, he was group treasurer at McCain Foods. Based in Switzerland, he led the company’s capital structure, global foreign exchange and cash management operations.
MD, global sales head, corporate and public sector, Treasury and Trade Solutions
Under Guralnick’s watch, Citi’s client satisfaction index has reached an all-time high of 96%. He is a veteran at Citi, where he has worked for 29 years. Before that worked in the Republic of Korea, first with the US Peace Corps and then with LG Advertising, where he oversaw client relationship development for Korean subsidiaries of foreign parent companies.
Global head, cash management and international business
A member of the bank’s TTS Global Executive Committee, of the UK Association of Corporate Treasurers and BritishAmerican Business Inc, Wolf is responsible for Commerzbank’s cash management and documentary business in more than 50 countries worldwide.
Lum Yin Fong
MD, global transaction services, cash and trade
Lum is responsible for the marketing, sales and profitability of cash management and trade services products. She has over 25 years of experience, with an emphasis on operations and transactions banking. Prior to joining DBS, she was at ABN Amro.
Head of cash management, corporates, Americas, GTB
Runow is transforming Deutsche Bank’s corporate cash management business in the Americas by driving massive growth in areas such as electronic payments. His team also provides global solutions in Europe and Asia to multinationals based in the USand Latin America.
VP and treasurer
Grier joined the DuPont finance department in 1982. She has held positions of increasing responsibility within operations and in finance in locales including Brazil, the US and Switzerland. She was named to her current position in February 2012.
Group head of Transaction Services
Gutmann has extensive global transaction banking experience. Before Ecobank, Gutmann held positions at Commercial International Bank in Egypt and at ABN Amro in Chicago, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.
Deputy GM, head of group Corporate Transaction Banking
Chasapis oversees cash management, trade services, e-banking, corporate sales and factoring. Before joining Eurobank in 1994, he held various roles in Cyprus Popular Bank, Barclays Bank and IDD Financial Services.
Global head of Payments and Cash Management
Reyes has responsibility for sales, distribution, client management and risk management. She represents HSBC on the Payments Risk Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and is the senior sponsor for the Women’s Accelerated Development Program within HSBC Global Commercial Bank.
Global head, ING Transaction Services
Transaction Services is a core growth area for ING Commercial Banking and includes integrated cash management products and channels, trade finance services and working capital solutions. Prior to assuming this role, Buitenhek was global head of payments and cash management for ING.
Global head of Treasury Services
Bosland manages the sales, product, client service and implementation teams globally, and has oversight of operations, technology and functional partner teams. He is a member of the Corporate and Investment Bank’s operating committee. Bosland joined J.P. Morgan in June of 2005 and in 2008 became head of public finance.
Vice president and treasurer
Before assuming his current role at auto parts manufacturer Magna, Brock was treasurer at Intier Automotive, assistant treasurer at Magna International, and vice president of finance at Dynacre. He has been instrumental in establishing regional treasury centers in key strategic locations (Latin America, Asia Pacific, EMEA) to help streamline the company’s cash management footprint.
Assistant treasurer and group head, corporate treasury
Griffith supervises capital markets, capital planning, treasury operations and pension asset management, globally. He is also the chairman of MasterCard’s Investment Committee. Griffith led the company’s $1.5 billion debt IPO earlier this year. He has been with MasterCard since 1995.
Managing director and group head, Transaction Banking, Global Wholesale Banking
Wong joined Maybank in May 2010. He heads the transaction banking division, comprising four distinct and interlinked business units: cash management, trade and supply chain financing, securities services and financial institutions, and nonbank FIs. Before joining Maybank, he held various positions at Standard Chartered Bank.
Nazir is responsible for managing daily operations and risk exposures for foreign exchange and commodities; planning and implementing hedging strategies; and managing, planning and implementing company funding and capital markets strategies. He began his career as a research engineer and oversaw a number of device patents during that time.
Raiffeisen Bank International
Head of cash management
Prager manages RBI´s cash management portfolio, supervising sales of cash management products to multinational corporates and financial institutions. Recently, she assumed additional responsibility for cross-border card-acquiring solutions.
Global head of transaction services
Berndt is a member of the Executive Committee of Corporate and Institutional Banking. She leads a global team covering cash management, liquidity and trade finance solutions. She has been instrumental in setting the diversity agenda to support young and emerging talent and develop strong female business leaders.
CEO and co-founder
Under his leadership, Reval has evolved from a best-of-breed financial risk management offering to a next-generation, all-in-one SaaS for treasury and risk management. He led Reval through two market-changing acquisitions, testified on behalf of corporates to the US Senate, and served on the CFTC’s Global Markets Advisory Committee.
Head of corporate finance, treasury and enterprise risk management
Masquelier joined RTL in November 1997. Before that, he worked for Eridania Béghin-Say and ABN Amro. He is chairman of the Association of Corporate Treasurers of Luxembourg, honorary chairman of the European Association of Corporate Treasurers and a member of the Financial Instrument Working Group created by the International Accounting Standards Board in 2004. He has also served as a specialist at the Institute of Risk Management since November 2009.
EVP & head, Global Transaction Banking
Cefis is responsible for articulating and enacting GTB’s strategy and key priorities. She oversees Scotiabank’s trade finance, cash management, payments and correspondent banking services across 58 countries. She was profiled in the book Portraits of Canadian Women Who Inspire.
Paula da Silva
Deputy head of transaction banking and head of working capital management
Da Silva has represented SEB in several countries and is responsible for sales management and client services, product delivery and development, and electronic customer channels. She is a board member of Bankgirot, the Swedish automated clearing house.
Smith & Nephew
Allison has spent most of his career in large UK public-company treasury functions. He started his career at United Utilities and subsequently held senior treasury positions at Coats Viyella and RMC Group. In 2005 he moved to IT services group Logica, where he was group treasurer for seven years before taking up his current role as treasurer at FTSE 50 group Smith & Nephew.
Head of international cash management
Sodaify has spent 33 years in banking and 13 working within Société Générale, where she began her career as senior product manager in charge of developing the cash management product line. She is now involved in the SEPA project in the payments and cash management unit.
Head of transactional products and services
Surgey has worked for Standard Bank for the past 11 years. TPS provides corporate clients with critical products and services, including payments and cash management, trade services and global custody, and is an integral part of Standard Bank Group’s strategy to grow its banking franchise in Africa. Surgey joined Standard Bank in 2002.
Director of treasury operations
After Suncor acquired Petro-Canada in 2009, Morrison restructured the treasury team, introducing global best practices around central liquidity, payments and receipts. Suncor is now implementing SWIFT, automating its receivables and revamping its Global FX policies.
Chief operating officer
Evans is the COO of SunGard’s AvantGard suite of treasury, messaging and payments solutions. A certified international cash manager, he has helped drive growth of the hosting and managed-services businesses and spearheaded expansion into new markets.
Vice president, treasurer
Connolly is responsible for treasury operations, global tax, financial and operational risk management, payments fraud and insurance. He is also a member of company committees on retirement plan management, business recovery and continuity, records management, and security.
Senior vice president and treasurer
Ruggiero supervises Time Warner’s worldwide treasury activities, including capital structure, capital markets, bank relations, treasury operations, real estate finance and risk management. He previously served as the company’s VP, corporate finance.
Head of international cash management sales
At UniCredit since 2005, Straußfeld manages cash management and e-banking for corporates in Europe, the US, Asia and EMEA. Before joining UniCredit, he held various cash management posts at WestLB and Commerzbank. He also chairs the board at IBOS Association and serves as a member of various SWIFT modeling groups.
EVP and head of treasury management sales and marketing
Trotter served as head of Wachovia’s Treasury Services from July 2007 until January 2009. Trotter is driving innovative treasury management sales solutions, keeping in mind what customers need today and anticipating how their needs will change down the road.
Vice president, corporate treasurer
Dessing joined Wolters Kluwer in 1997. He has implemented numerous transformations within the group: improving worldwide cash management systems and automating and standardizing treasury processes.