Although Bonduelle is smaller than some of the corporations that regularly appear in the treasury media, the company have been able to achieve comparable levels of efficiency, control and automation - and therefore enhance the value delivered to the business.
As companies shift their focus from survival to growth, what systems and strategies can be used to take advantage of the opportunities ahead?
Accommodations to comply with upcoming regulatory requirements around SEPA, Dodd-Frank and EMIR, and IFRS 13 are underway - but not all treasury organisations are changing at the same pace or leveraging the opportunities change can bring.
Both buyers and sellers of financial products can benefit hugely by simply taking an active approach to bank relationship management.
We all firmly believe that the treasurer’s job has changed over these last five years. However it looks as if we are moving into a new phase of change and evolution for the job, a phase tinged with shades of grey.
Banks are often accused by corporates of approaching their relationship coverage with a big bang approach - yet all clients are unique and to that extent so too must the way banks interact with them be.
Richard Jaggard, Standard Chartered Bank, talks to us about growth strategies for treasurers, cash management and liquidity trends, and the growing interest of multinational corporations in RMB.