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The Benefits of Pursuing a Treasury Career Abroad with Brendan Boucher


About this episode

Treasury is a global language, and one of the best parts of it is that you get to work alongside professionals from across the world.

Brendan Boucher, Group Treasurer of Compass Group Plc, has travelled the world for work. His career has taken him to places such as Dubai, Moscow, and Vienna, to work in a variety of roles within huge global companies and startups.

Brendan joins us again on this episode of The Treasury Career Corner to update us on what he’s been doing since he was last on the show.

Prior to his current role, Brendan was Group Treasurer at AstraZeneca, Petrofac Limited (based in Dubai) and OMV AG (based in Vienna). Brendan is also a chartered accountant and Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Compass Group PLC is a world-leading food and support services company whose history can be traced back over 60 years. It operates in around 45 countries, employing 550,000+ people and serving more than 5.5 billion meals a year.

The company specialises in providing food and a range of support services across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Healthcare & Seniors, Education, Defence, Offshore & Remote, Sports & Leisure, and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

On the podcast we discussed…

  • Brendan’s unlikely start in treasury
  • How Brendan and his team navigated COVID-19
  • The differences between working for an FTSE100 company and a young startup
  • How taking the leap and moving abroad benefitted his career
  • How Brendan and his team are performing since his appearance in 2020
  • Whether working from home is here to stay

You can connect with Brendan Boucher on LinkedIn.

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