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Navigating the Treasury Maze: Career Stories and Strategies with James Marshall

This week on the Treasury Career Corner podcast, we are delighted to chat with James Marshall, Head of Treasury at Virgin Media O2, about his extensive career in the UK cable industry and the challenges and opportunities he has faced.


About this episode

James Marshall is an experienced treasury professional with a deep understanding of the UK cable industry. With his expertise in treasury operations and cash management, James has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of Virgin Media O2. His insights into the industry and his practical approach to treasury make him a valuable resource for listeners.

On the episode James shares his journey in the UK cable industry, starting with his early career at British Rail and his transition to treasury roles. He discusses the various mergers and acquisitions that have shaped his career, including the formation of the joint venture between Virgin Media and O2.

James highlights the importance of practical experience and a deep understanding of working capital management in treasury operations. He also emphasizes the value of continuous learning and professional development in the field of treasury.

What to Expect:

  • Insights into the UK cable industry and the challenges of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Practical tips for managing working capital and cash flow in treasury operations.
  • The importance of continuous learning and professional development in treasury careers.
  • The benefits of a joint venture and the opportunities it presents for treasury professionals.
  • Advice for aspiring treasury professionals and the importance of gaining practical experience.

You can connect with James Marshall on LinkedIn.

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