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gtnews announces winners in prestigious corporate treasury and finance categories
LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The corporate treasury and finance resource gtnews has announced winners of the 2014 gtnews Awards for Global Corporate Treasury and Finance, recognising the CFOs, treasurers and finance staffs that have done the most to contribute to the success of their organisation, wherever they are in the world.
The 2014 Awards attracted high level entries from countries all across North America, Europe and Asia, spanning eight categories. Submissions ranged from companies specializing in forest products, fabrics, engineering and electronics, enterprise software, hospitality, to the finance department of a major financial institution and even an international trading exchange.
Topics for 2014 included a category that was introduced last year for financial planning and analysis, the discipline of forecasting and scenario planning that is becoming increasingly important to the financial success of global organisations.
A special Judges' Choice Award this year recognised an ambitious project by Rolls Royce, in collaboration with Citi, to develop a programme to provide Rolls Royce's suppliers with access to funding at very fine rates, leveraging the company's strong credit rating.
Winners of the 2014 gtnews Awards for Global Corporate Treasury and Finance:
Winning entries show how corporations continue to cope with the pressures of an increasingly globalised marketplace with regional regulatory demands, yet are able to create excellent finance structures by using technology in new ways and by creating a unified corporate culture.
The judging panel, headed by Oliver Eiss, Director- Corporate Development, GlaxoSmithKline, included working treasury professionals from Bacardi, Honda Motors Europe, Ladbrokes plc, Merck KGaA and SABMiller plc, among other companies, providing real-world expertise to ensure that the very best examples were rewarded.
gtnews, part of the Association for Financial Professionals, is the leading online knowledge resource for global treasury, finance, payments and cash management professionals. Under the guidance of an advisory board of European and Asian treasurers, gtnews provides weekly updates and an archive of over 8,500 articles, research reports, commentaries, webinars, and whitepapers with a global finance focus. The annual gtnews Awards for Global Corporate Treasury and Finance celebrate best practice in finance projects and provide executive level education and networking opportunities. Follow @gtnewsdotcom
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