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Building Skills and Staying Adaptable with Brice Zimmermann


About this episode

Treasury never stands still. Our latest guest on the podcast has adapted to different roles, industries and ways of working, and he has some top tips to help you through transitions.

Brice Zimmermann, Global Head of Treasury at Alcon Management SA, joins this episode of The Treasury Career Corner. He talks through how he ended up in treasury, the importance of collaboration and gives top advice to young treasurers.

Brice began as an external auditor of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the late 90s and then joined Credit Agricole Indosuez as a Project Manager.

He then kickstarted his treasury career with a role as Treasury Controller at Novartis, before switching to Head of Treasury Control & Reporting.

Brice then became Global Head of Treasury at Puma Energy in 2016 before joining Alcon in 2019, where he currently works under the same title.

On the podcast we discuss…

  • Why auditing first took Brice’s attention
  • His journey into the treasury world
  • The advantages of a centralised treasury system
  • Why collaboration is key to success
  • The future of treasury
  • Keeping a learning mindset
  • Adapting the changes in the industry
  • How COVID changed Brice’s ways of working

You can connect with Brice Zimmermann on LinkedIn.

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