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Predicting the Future of Treasury with Jean Furter


About this episode

In this bumper episode of The Treasury Career Corner, we speak to Jean Furter, Treasurer at Poly. He takes us through his fascinating career, makes predictions on the future of the industry, discusses diversity, working abroad, three key qualities treasurers need to succeed, and lots more.

Jean worked in a number of treasury management roles at Silicon Graphics International in Geneva, Switzerland in the late 1990s. He then became Vice President of Treasury with the company before moving to Brocade Communication Systems in 2007.

Jean moved to Croatia, in 2018, spending a year as Executive Director of Treasury at Agrokor & Fortenova. Since 2019, he has been back on the U.S. West Coast, managing the treasury function at Poly.

Jean has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

On the podcast we discussed…

  • Jean’s treasury journey
  • Making the decision to work abroad
  • Predicting the future of treasury
  • Whether technology will replace people
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Being open to new ideas
  • Why passion is the root of success in treasury
  • The importance of challenging yourself

You can connect with Jean Furter on LinkedIn.

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