Webjet, an Australian online travel booking website, has appointed Robert Turner as chief financial officer (CFO). Turner will replace Richard Noon, an executive director who announced his retirement on 8 June 2012.
Turner has an extensive high level commercial background, initially with Ernst & Young then a series of senior financial positions with Crown Limited, culminating in the position of CFO. Most recently, he was CFO of AHS Hospitality.
Cash-flow based metrics now feature prominently alongside traditional revenue measures of business performance in the key figures or financial summary pages of any public company.
GTNews asks Pugsley about what advice she would give to treasurers dealing with mergers and acquisitions, what the key challenges for her year ahead will be and how she is selecting a treasury management system (TMS).
The US money market fund reforms came into effect in 2016 and are already dramatically shaping US fund industry with investors flooding out of prime funds and into government securities. While the reforms are similar, they are not the same. GTNews interviews Yeng Bulter, global head of the cash business at State Street Global Advisors on the differences.
Tim de Knegt, strategic finance and treasury manager for the Port of Rotterdam, discusses how he is using blockchain, the challenges he will face in his role of treasury over the next 12 months and the advice he would give to someone starting out their career in treasury.