Much has changed unrecognisably since the global financial crisis struck. But there are certain fundamentals have not: the need for good customer service, customer satisfaction, and large corporations’ requirement for innovative, tailor-made solutions.
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.
Both buyers and sellers of financial products can benefit hugely by simply taking an active approach to bank relationship management.
The Editor discusses some of the key trends amongst treasurers of North American multinationals with Deutsche Bank’s Shahrokh Moinian and Martin Runow.
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.
Is 2013 the year everything changes? While the economic challenges are far from over, proactive corporates are also sensing the opportunities afforded by the new landscape.