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From Treasury to the Big Screen with Dave Ash

In this week’s Treasury Career Corner podcast, host Mike Richards interviews Dave Ash, Senior Treasury Director at Ecolab, about his treasury career and his passion for filmmaking.


About this episode

Dave Ash is the Senior Treasury Director at Ecolab, a trusted partner for millions of customers and a global sustainability leader that offers water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and the resources vital to life.

He has over 20 years of experience in treasury and has expertise in a variety of areas including; foreign exchange, interest rate risk management, cash management, capital markets, and pensions/401K plans.

Prior to his experience in Treasury, Dave has also held roles in FP&A, M&A, and capital planning.

Aside from his current treasury role, Dave also has a big passion for filmmaking and has written and directed several short films as well as some critically-acclaimed, award-winning feature films, all of which played at local, national, and international film festivals.

On the podcast we discuss…

  • Dave’s journey into finance and treasury and passion for filmmaking
  • His experience working at H.B Fuller Company and Ecolab
  • The challenges and rewards of managing foreign exchange in a global company
  • The importance of planning and risk management in both treasury and filmmaking
  • The benefits of investing in and training junior staff
  • The value of finding a creative outlet outside of work to stay energized and fulfilled

You can connect with Dave Ash on LinkedIn.

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