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From Treasury to M&A to Self-Employment with Johan Nystedt


About this episode

The beauty of working in treasury is that it opens the door to so many different career opportunities. Johan Nystedt, President and Founder of Nystedt Enterprise Solutions LLC, joins The Treasury Career Corner to talk about his journey from treasury to risk management via investor relations and mergers and acquisitions. He provides valuable advice on starting out in treasury, getting the most out of your career and explains how his career has advanced from the beginning to the present day. Johan’s business provides advisory and technological services to Enterprise Risk Management clients. Immediately prior to founding NES, Johan was the SVP of Finance for RR Donnelley, where he headed up M&A, Investor Relations and corporate FP&A. Prior to that, Johan was the Chief Risk Officer, Treasurer and Head of Investor Relations at Conagra Brands. Johan has held Senior Treasury, Investor Relations and M&A roles at Levi Strauss, Kraft Foods and Altria Group. Over the years, Johan has been an active speaker at global conferences on topics spanning risk management, treasury, ESG and business partnering.

On the podcast Johan Nystedt and I discussed…

  • The first stages of Johan’s career
  • Working with Kraft after a controversial acquisition
  • The benefits of getting out of your comfort zone
  • Why he chose to start his own business
  • The advantages of enterprise risk management
  • Why getting to know your business is crucial
You can connect with Johan Nystedt on LinkedIn.

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