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Skanska: Hardworking capital 11 November, 2012 Peter Wallin, group CFO of construction and development giant Skanska and the keynote speaker at FDE’s December breakfast briefing, talks about why cash management and risk mitigation are...

European business aviation heads east 11 November, 2012 Private and business jet travel may have experienced some turbulence since the recession began, but as Fabio Gamba, head of the European Business Aviation Association, tells FDE, companies are...

Paths converge for US and UK pharmacy leaders 11 November, 2012 In 2012, Walgreens and Alliance Boots announced they were to merge to form the world’s largest pharmacy business. Rod James talks to Walgreens CFO Wade Miquelon about the reasons behind the...

Pfizer: Cut through the complexity of fleet management 11 November, 2012 Technologies such as videoconferencing have reduced the need for corporate travel, but many companies still maintain large vehicle fleets across many countries, and face pressure to drive...

Connecting cantons and managing mobility – Swisscom 11 November, 2012 A pioneer in the field of corporate mobility management, Swisscom incentivises sustainable modes of transport, embraces teleworking and has even developed its own in-car technology. Nigel...

The bigger picture: the CFO as business partner 11 November, 2012 Heading the finance team in a large organisation means not only knowing the numbers, but also how they impact key business decisions. Jim Banks talks to Edward Parsons of APCO Worldwide about...

From banks to bonds: a new funding profile 11 November, 2012 With the freeze on bank loans refusing to thaw, corporates are turning to the bonds market as an alternative means of funding. But what does this mean for treasury functions? Ross Davies talks...

Get ready for SEPA – Etienne Goosse 11 November, 2012 Etienne Goosse, secretary-general of the European Payments Council, suggests that companies act now in readiness for new SEPA regulation taking effect from 1 February 2014. ...

Upstream thinking provides a flood of ideas 11 November, 2012 South West Water is changing the culture of improving the quality and quantity of the water it provides, and the finance team played a significant part in making the supply cheaper and...

Pace of change: Pernod Ricard looks east for inspiration 11 November, 2012 With sales topping €8 billion and ambitious plans to extend its reach still further into emerging Asian markets, French drinks giant Pernod Ricard continues to defy the global economic...

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