At this year’s Global Corporate Treasury and Finance Awards, hosted by gtnews, a special Judge’s Choice Award honoured an ambitious project by Rolls-Royce, it has been announced.
The project, which aimed to leverage the company’s high credit rating in order to provide suppliers with access to funding at fine rates, was run in collaboration with Citi. Rolls-Royce was also the winner of the Supply Chain/Trade Finance Award.
The Global Corporate Treasury and Finance Awards 2014 were held last night in Park Lane, London. The judging panel, headed by Oliver Eiss, Director- Corporate Development, GlaxoSmithKline, drew treasury professionals from a range of sectors and companies, including Bacardi, Honda Motors Europe, Ladbrokes, Merck KGaA and SABMiller.
The overall Global Treasury Award went to Texhong Textile Group for their liquidity management solution, whilst NASDAQ OMX received the Treasury Technology Award in recognition for innovative use of EMIR compliance and improved visibility tools to overhaul their clearinghouse process. The Awards for Cash Forecasting, Payments and Risk Management went to AIA, Siemens and TUI Travel respectively. The Funding the Organisation Award went to SAP, whilst Etihad Airways won the Financial Planning and Analysis Award, for fostering a culture of ownership across the organisation.
GTNews will be reporting live from this year’s AFP conference in San Deigo. Here are 10 of the best sessions taking place next week – we hope to see you there!
Treasurers are being expected to do more work with fewer resources than ever before, so it is little wonder that the automation of day-to-day operations was highly discussed on the second day of EuroFinance, the annual treasury event held in Barcelona this week.
The key points of discussion at 2017's EuroFinance conference in Barcelona on Wednesday were how to deal with the geopolitical uncertainty that is being seen the world over, regulation, automation and cybersecurity.
This year’s EuroFinance conference in Barcelona is billed to be bigger than ever so we have picked out 10 of the best sessions taking place next week.