How do you become a valuable member of a treasury team?
This is something that Pratik Mohta, Treasurer for EMEA and Asia at Bunge, has worked hard for throughout his career. Early on in his career, he recognised gaps in his knowledge and took steps to learn more and add value to the team.
In this episode of The Treasury Career Corner, hear from Pratik as he shares his career story up until now. We hear how he went from engineering to treasury, how he developed his knowledge by asking the right questions, and what he believes the future holds for treasury.
Pratik is responsible for overseeing treasury activities in the region, including currency risk management, affiliate finance, trade and supply chain finance, M&A, and JV financing. He is also responsible for Bunge’s treasury operations in Europe and Asia – including cash management, currency dealing, process outsourcing, standardization, treasury technology, and systems.
Bunge is a world leader in sourcing, processing, and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe.
The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, and has almost 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.
On the podcast, Pratik Mohta and I discussed…
- Why Pratik decided to pursue finance after his background in engineering
- How Pratik managed to balance getting experience in treasury with his day job
- How Pratik helped to provide value during his earlyroles
- Why treasury is a strategic partner to a business
- How sustainability is so important nowadays
- Pratik’s advice for those new to treasury
You can connect with Pratik on LinkedIn.
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