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The Evolving Nature of an International Treasury Career with Wolfgang Ratheiser


About this episode

Treasury is a career path with many twists and turns along the way. For some, this is a perfect opportunity to experience new environments, learn new skills, and grow your career. That’s exactly what Wolfgang Ratheiser wanted in his career.

In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast, we spoke with Wolfgang, the Vice President of Corporate Finance & Treasury at Porsche.

Wolfgang has held many impressive roles, including Finance Director PG Metal Europe at Johnson Controls, where he got to work in both Germany and China. His roles at Henkel KGAA included Acting Finance Manager and Finance & Controlling Manager, which saw him move between Germany, China, and Thailand.

Wolfgang is also an entrepreneur and owner of the Ratheiser Estate in Hüttenberg, Austria.

Porsche AG, the world-famous German automobile manufacturer, specialises in high-performance sports cars, SUVs, and sedans. Headquartered in Stuttgart, the company is owned by Volkswagen AG, a controlling stake of which is owned by Porsche Automobil Holding SE.

Porsche’s current line-up includes the 718 Boxster/Cayman, 911, Panamera, Macan, Cayenne, and Taycan.

On the podcast, Wolfgang Ratheiser and I discussed…

  • How Wolfgang moved from farming to finance
  • Why Wolfgang wanted to go international with his career
  • How leadership and treasury differ between Europe and Asia
  • What you need to be successful in treasury
  • What the future holds for treasury

You can connect with Wolfgang on LinkedIn.

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