With many treasury professionals going global, is it time to consider Dubai and the Middle East as a true finance hotspot?
On this episode, we are joined by Marc Verkuil, Founder of Amstel Treasury Management.
Marc shares details of his treasury background, how the industry has changed over the years, and what the future has in store. Plus, he shares his experiences of working in Dubai, explains why companies could look to industry-specific professionals when hiring, and tells us why treasurers should be open to change.
Marc Verkuil began his career is Cash and Treasury Management before becoming Director of Treasury for Europe for Campbell Soup Company in the late 1990s. He then spent ten years as Senior Director of International Treasury at Life Technologies Corporation, then three years in a similar role at AB Sciex.
He previously worked in Rotterdam and New York in Assistant Treasury roles for Bunge Ltd before a three-year spell as Director of Fortive’s Dubai Treasury Centre. He founded Amstel Treasury Management in December 2022.
Marc has a BA in International Marketing from HU University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht.
On the podcast we discussed…
- Marc’s first foray into treasury
- How treasury has changed since his early days
- Making the decision to work abroad
- How Dubai is developing as a finance hotspot
- Marc’s time in interim management
- Why companies should hire industry-specific professionals
- The importance of being open to change
- What the future holds for treasury
You can connect with Marc Verkuil on LinkedIn.
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