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.
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