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Treasury Career Corner LIVE in Texas with Tamara Saront-Eiser and Fred Schacknies

Tune in to this week’s special edition of the Treasury Career Corner podcast recorded LIVE in Texas as I’m joined on stage by two amazing treasury professionals to discuss their career journeys and share valuable insights.

Our esteemed guests are:


About this episode

Fred Schacknies:

Fred is VP & Treasurer at TechnipFMC, a UK-based provider of technology solutions to the traditional and new energy industry. He leads a team 60 professionals in 12 countries, responsible for corporate finance, financial risk, cash management, credit, pension investment, insurance and infrastructure.

Prior to joining TechnipFMC in 2020, he held various treasury roles with Hilton, Constellation Energy and Lucent Technologies.

Fred is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP). His teams have been recognized with an AFP Pinnacle Grand Prize, and Adam Smith Award and four Alexander Hamilton Awards for various projects advancing financial risk and liquidity management and treasury systems.

Fred holds a BA in international relations and economics from Brown University and an MBA in finance from New York University.

Tamara Saront-Eisner:

Tamara is the Treasurer and VP Mergers & Acquisitions, Americas’ Hub for Air Liquide, an international Fortune500 French company and the world leader in industrial gasses.

She has been recognized as one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women” of 2016 by Houston Women Magazine.

Actively serving on the board of the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) a national non-for-profit association for treasury and financial professional

She holds a B.A in Economics from University of San Andres and a MSc in Economics from London School of Economics.

What to expect:

The episode explores the panelists’ treasury careers, the choices they made, and the challenges they faced. They discuss the importance of mentorship, the value of continuous learning, and the need for treasury professionals to adapt and move across industries. They also emphasize the role of technology in treasury and the growing importance of data science skills.

On the episode we discuss:

  • Insights into the panellists’ career journeys and the choices they made.
  • Tips on navigating career progression and the importance of mentorship.
  • The evolving role of treasury and the need for continuous learning.
  • Insights into the impact of technology on treasury and the importance of data science skills.
  • How to build a successful treasury career and the value of networking and connections.

If you’d like to get in touch with Tamara, you can connect with her via her LinkedIn Profile

If you’d like to get in touch with Fred, you can connect with him via his LinkedIn Profile

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