Global Finance’s annual list of Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management

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ABN Amro (Netherlands)

Karin Kersten | Managing Director, Transaction Banking

Kersten sets the bank’s global vision on transaction banking. She handles product management, sales, services and business management/transaction banking. She is a frequent speaker at conferences, with a focus on payment disruptions.

Agilent Technologies (US)

Guillermo Gualino | Vice President & Treasurer

Gualino is responsible for managing supply chain finance programs with technology and bank platforms. Prior to joining S&P 500 biotech firm Agilent in 2011, he was assistant treasurer at Flextronics International. He is a market leader on corporate supply chain finance and dynamic discounting programs.

Amazon (US)

Kurt Zumwalt | Treasurer

Zumwalt handles global capital markets, foreign currency hedging, leasing, bank relationships, insurance, the fixed income portfolio and cash management at the online retail powerhouse. He was crucial in scaling Amazon’s treasury operations as it underwent rapid growth. He previously worked at Microsoft and Intel, among others.

Anadolu Efes (Turkey)

Cicek Usakligil Ozgunes | Investor Relations & Treasury Director

Ozgunes worked for Prudential Securities in the US and Deniz Portfolio Management in Turkey before joining beverage company Anadolu Efes in 2005. In March 2015, she was appointed to her current position as investor relations and treasury director. Anadolu Efeshas a market capitalization of $12.5 billion.

ANZ (Australia)

Carole Berndt | Managing Director, Global Transaction Banking, International & Institutional Banking

Berndt joined ANZ in May 2015, and has accountability for transaction banking products, channels and sales for all customer segments. She is a 20-year veteran of the financial services industry, and is viewed as a leader in innovation within the field. She previously worked for RBS, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citi.

Arup (UK)

Richard Abigail | Group Treasurer

Abigail joined Arup, the engineering consultancy, in 2002. Arup has offices in 42 countries and has participated in engineering projects in more than 160 countries worldwide. Abigail redesigned the group treasury and liquidity management structure to reduce borrowing costs. Arup was one of the first firms to include renminbi in an offshore multicurrency notional pool based in the UK.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (US)

Ather Williams | Managing Director & Head Of Global Transaction Services

Williams is responsible for the delivery of financial solutions—including, among other things, payments and receivables and supply chain finance—to the firm’s large corporate, public-sector banking, middle-market and small-business clients. Williams joined the company in September 2011 and was previously at JPMorgan Chase.

Barloworld (South Africa)

Raven Moodley | Group Treasurer

Moodley is responsible for liquidity management, treasury risk management, reporting and debt covenant management, as well as global bank relations. He joined the JSE 100 (South Africa’s biggest companies) firm from Barclays Africa. He previously held posts at Standard Bank Africa—while it was aggressively expanding across the region—and KPMG.

British American Tobacco (UK)

Daniel Wong | Head Of Global Treasury Operations

Wong joined British American Tobacco as a management trainee in Singapore and started at treasury in 2007. He has led a number of major change initiatives: consolidating dealing globally, implementing a global multicurrency notional pool, redesigning BAT’s hedging strategy and implementing a single instance of SAP globally.


John Gallagher | Vice President, Corporate Finance, Controller & Treasurer

Gallagher oversees business planning & analysis, controllership and treasury activities. Prior to joining BD, John spent the majority of his career at GE and Ford Motor in a variety of financial leadership positions across treasury, financial planning & analysis and controllership.

BHP Billiton (Australia/UK)

Stewart Cox | Vice President, Treasury Operations

Cox oversees BHP Billiton’s global market operations. His responsibilities encompass liquidity and investments, transactional banking, interest-rate and foreign exchange management and settlements and controls. He has been with BHP Billiton for 15 years.

BMO Financial Group (Canada)

Andrew Irvine | Head Of North American Treasury & Payment Solutions

Irvine joined BMO Financial Group in 2008 as head of North American integrated channels, before taking up his current role as head of treasury and payment solutions for North America in January 2013. He has held posts at Merrill Lynch, Crédit Agricole CIB, Lycos Europe and McKinsey.


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