Brenda Schreuder, currently working as Treasury Manager for Amgen for 6.5 years in the Netherlands, mostly occupied with Treasury projects involving payment automation, global expansion, SAP Treasury projects including SAP IHC and SAP Money Market, intercompany processes, and global cash positioning and forecasting. Before Amgen I have held several other Treasury positions in BearingPoint and Aon. Outside of my treasury activities, I am a busy mother with 4 kids and have a lovely husband from Venezuela.
Director of Finance Transformation in Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), leading the Finance Strategic Initiatives team. Primarily focused on large scale change management and transformational programs, driving increased efficiency and effectiveness enabling the Finance function to become a more customer centric focused business partner. This has included the set-up of an In-House Shared Service Centre (SSC) in Bulgaria along with an FP&A Reporting & Analytics Centre of Expertise (CoE). Currently leading a major transformation across the whole Enterprise, focusing on Enterprise Performance Reporting, touching Commercial, Supply Chain and supporting functions, the goal of which is to standardise, simplify and automate management reporting to drive increased business performance, adding value to the end-2-end processes across the organisation. Prior to joining CCEP, Daniel held a number of Commercial Finance roles across a number of sectors including Telecommunications, Financial Services and IT for EE, Avaya, Citigroup, 3Com and Fujitsu. Daniel is married and has 2 children, Hannah (13) and Kara (3).
Frank Rust is in charge of Bucher group’s centralized financial risk management. Since Bucher is a worldwide operating manufacturer of niche market machinery and systems managing the foreign exchange exposures is the most challenging task of group treasury. He is also responsible for the inter-company financing, the cash and liquidity management and the group’s external funding.Prior to joining Bucher in 2010 he was heading treasury and trading businesses in the Swiss banking industry for more than six years. Frank Rust started his career as trader of interest rate derivatives in Frankfurt, Germany and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Cologne, Germany.
Gordon Wei, born in 1973, has been managing treasury risk for Huawei since July, 2013.
He joined Huawei in 2004, initially worked in the Corporate Funding area. In January 2007, he was assigned to lead a full scale transformation for group treasury. The transformation set up the foundation of today’s treasury management structure, including treasury centers, cash pools and a Quantum TMS system. After completion of the project, he assumed responsibility to lead the Corporate Funding team and managed Huawei’s first bond issuance 2012. He was sent to London in 2013 to set up the Financial Risk Control Center for Huawei, and take direct responsibility for treasury risk management.
2017 he has taken extra responsibility as the Global Process Owner for group treasury. And recently he was appointed as the General Manager and Director for Huawei Global Finance Company.
Ion Sclifos, Head of Treasury & Financial risk of Orange Romania (covering five entities), the domestic subsidiary of the Orange group (leader of the Romanian telecommunication market), passed fourteen years of experience in the area of corporate finance ( treasury, financing), business development and controlling in the telecommunication sector.
Klaas Springer is Global Director Treasury at Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. Treasury is responsible for financing, cash management, financial risk management (incl. insurance) and bank relationships. Klaas Springer has a Ph.D. in Economics and has earlier held various treasury positions at Royal Friesland Foods, Royal Ahold, ING Investment Management, the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) and Robeco Group.
Since graduating with a degree in Mathematics in 1987 I have spent my working life in Corporate Treasury roles. Having filled several different treasury roles including in a variety of multinational companies, I then spent some time working for Deloitte as a Treasury Consultant and then spent some time doing interim roles. I moved back into a permanent role as Deputy Treasurer with Centrica where I have been since 2015.
Sally has over 18 years’ experience within multinational retail businesses, currently Head of Group FP&A and Treasury at Whitbread, a FTSE 50 best known for its Costa and Premier Inn brands. Her role gives a unique view across the organisations’ business planning along with the funding of the group world wide. In recent years, she has raised £1.6bn of debt through USPP’s, Public Bond and RCFs, whilst implementing Whitbread’s Treasury Operating Model including a new TMS. Across her 14 years at Whitbread she has been promoted from key operational business partnering finance roles focusing on challenge and delivery of targets, to more strategic roles streamlining planning processes, driving capital allocation decisions and adding value through clear insights. Whilst qualifying as a Management Accountant, she worked in the pricing and treasury functions at Volkswagen Financial Service (UK) before moving to Scottish & Newcastle Retail as a Finance Manager for three years.
Tim is a well-rounded finance professional with a track record of defining & implementing effective strategies, engaging teams and delivering transformational change. He has experience in multinational organizations, supported by excellent capabilities in cross functional / cultural cooperation and communication. As a young and dynamic senior executive he challenges and redefines the status quo. He has been very successful in several different industries and able to effectively act at different levels of the organization to stimulate a value driven culture.
He is currently responsible for a team of 15 Fte that run the Strategic Finance & Treasury activities at the Port of Rotterdam Group, these include but are not limited to Business Control, Governance and Management of subsidiaries, Investment & Portfolio Management, as well as the following Treasury functions: Payments & Cash management, Liquidity management, Corporate Finance, Investor Relations & Financial Risk Management. He is also an executive Director for Blocklab BV, the Rotterdam Blockchain Fieldlab, where he stimulates the use of Blockchain technology in the Logistical & Energy sector.
Winny graduated from the University of Cambridge with an MPhil Distinction in Management Studies. She started her finance career with professional accountancy firms, including Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, where she completed her ACA training. This provided valuable experience, leading Winny to working for the Global Media Enterprise, Viacom, where she travelled extensively, accumulating further expertise whilst working in different business environments and cultural settings.
Almost twelve years ago, Winny joined the fast growing pharmaceuticals company PPD, where she contributed to the significant growth of the company. She took on further professional training with ACT and helped PPD set up its current global treasury function. PPD is now a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and life cycle management services. PPD has 20,000 employees and operates in 100 + countries.
In a recent interview, Winny was described as ‘[having] a willingness to up sticks and move to where the action is, plus a strong commitment to the treasury discipline, Winny Li’s career has all the hallmarks of the exemplary 21st-century treasurer.