Dancing to the Local Beat

Head of Treasury Latam, Yosymar Vasquez describes some of the challenges and progress so far in achieving visibility and control over cash in the region.

Key Points

  • AkzoNobel has a global treasury structure based in the Netherlands and with regional treasury hubs in other major regions
  • The author describes the operations of the Latam treasury centre based in Sao Paulo, which has around 30 bank relationships
  • The Latam treasury has embarked on a major project aimed at optimising visibility and control over cash, involving both in-country cash pooling and concentrating cash regionally, where possible
  • The project has started in Brazil and is being extended to Argentina and other countries, with the aim of completion by the end of 2016


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Yosymar Vásquez


Cash & Liquidity Management Series (44 articles)


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