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The Journey to Treasury Excellence: Embracing Change and Finding Your Passion with Carol Thurnheer

In this episode, host Mike Richards is delighted to be joined by Carol Thurnheer, the Manager of International Treasury at Haleon, a world-leading consumer health company.

Carol brings a wealth of experience and expertise in treasury, finance and project management. She joins this episode to share her journey in finance and treasury and offer valuable insights for career growth in the industry.


About this episode

Carol joined Haleon plc in 2022 as a Manager and Business Partner in International Treasury responsible for banking, funding and foreign exchange for Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa.

At Haleon, Carol also leads the Group’s supply chain finance, factoring, bank guarantee and sustainable finance framework initiative.

Prior to this role, Carol was a Finance Director at Leggett & Platt for 17 years and was a Managing Director and Board Member for 15 global legal entities.

Carol holds a Master’s degree in Treasury from the Association of Corporate Treasurers in London, a Bachelors in Financial Crime Prevention and is a Qualified Accountant

On the episode we discuss:

  • Carol’s career journey, from starting as an Apprentice in Switzerland to becoming a Regional Finance Director and eventually finding her passion in treasury.
  • The importance of continuous learning and stepping out of one’s comfort zone to grow professionally.
  • The ACT qualifications and how they have helped Carol in her treasury career.
  • Carol’s approach to building strong relationships and high-performing teams in treasury.

You can connect with Carol Thurnheer on LinkedIn.

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