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How Treasurers Deal with a Global Crisis with Didier Louvet


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How should treasurers deal with crisis? This is just one topic that we dive into on this episode of The Treasury Career Corner Podcast featuring my special guest, Didier Louvet, the Director of Global Treasury at Worldwide Flight Services. Didier is a seasoned finance executive with a dual experience in global corporate treasury and international banking, in-depth knowledge of European markets and significant exposure to private equity/LBO environments. Over the past 20 years, he has developed an extensive track record in international cash management, working capital optimisation, bank debt and bank relationship management, corporate insurance. Now, he’s leading the global treasury team at Worldwide Flight Services, which was founded in 1971. Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is one of the world's leading ground handling organisations, providing high quality cargo, passenger, premium, ramp, baggage and technical services across a network spanning over 179 locations in more than 22 countries on five continents. Their business is built on working closely with every customer, on understanding the requirements of their business, and ensuring they not only meet their expectations but also use their knowledge and expertise to find ways to help them grow. Today, WFS has over 22,800 employees that assists more than 270 major airlines and airports globally that put their trust in them every day. On the podcast we discussed… How Didier built his career in treasury Why treasurers need to be very “hands on” within their role What life is like for a Global Treasurer and the importance of building credibility with banks How Didier made a huge move across continents as a Global Treasurer The challenges treasurers face in the midst of a crisis such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) Didier reveals his thoughts on the future impact of the crisis You can connect with Didier Louvet on LinkedIn here. Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury? Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. Find out more here. Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move! If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts click here!