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Overcoming Adversity in your Career with Gloria Griesinger


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Join me on this episode of the Treasury Career Corner Podcast, where I speak to Gloria Griesinger, the Assistant Treasurer – Global Treasury and Pensions at Cummins Inc. She’s had repeated success financing challenging projects in some of the most difficult environments, is experienced with spin-offs, private equity, investment grade and non-investment grade firms and can also speak both Spanish and Portuguese. If you haven’t heard off it before, Cummins Inc. is an American Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, they employ over 62,600 people worldwide and serve customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 6000 independent distributor and dealer locations. In case I haven’t done enough to sell you the scale of the company already, in 2018 Cummins reported a net income of approximately $2.1 billion and revenues of approximately $23.8 billion. During her time there, Gloria led global refinancing in a tax restructuring project with projected tax savings of ~$1billion and created Latin American, African and Southeast Asian regional treasuries to provide global coverage and support for global operations, liquidity, credit and M&A needs. Before Gloria moved to Cummins Inc. in 2005, she worked for Griesinger International Financial Consulting over in São Paulo, Brazil, where she financed agribusiness startups, raising capital, negotiating with partners, setting up financial structure and controls and much more. She’s also spent time working for Whirlpool as the Director of Treasury and for Goss International as Vice President and Treasurer. Having such a varied and exciting career already means that Gloria is the perfect person to have on the Treasury Career Corner podcast and I can’t wait for you to hear all about it. On the podcast we discussed…
  • Where Gloria sees Treasury going in the future
  • How Gloria discovered Treasury
  • The technology used throughout her career
  • What it is like to manage a large team
  • What to look out for when moving to a new company
  • What it’s like to be the only female in the office
  • Advice Gloria would give to people starting out in Treasury
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