Short-Term & Long-Term Cash Forecasting Short-Term Cash/(Debt) Management Development of Staff Bank Relationship Management Return of Capital to Shareholders Negotiations Mobile Payments Budgeting & Variance Analysis
Core Accomplishments Since Q4 2011, successfully performed analysis and executed strategic opportunities to return capital to shareholders through share repurchase, a special dividend and quarterly dividends totaling over $1.3 billion. Led the effort to refinance existing $500 million asset-based credit facility at terms significantly better than market. Implemented Point-of-Sale (POS) upgrades designed to reduce expense and create income including electronic check acceptance (ECA) and dynamic currency conversion (DCC). Partnered with IT on implementation of point-to-point encryption & tokenization of all card-based transactions to mitigate the risk of a consumer data breach. At Smiths, implemented automated loan drawdown/repayment product resulting in the elimination of the daily cash positioning process, driving significant interest expense savings while eliminating overdrafts. Led the effort to migrate from a centralized to a decentralized treasury environment shifting the responsibility for origination of payments to the operating companies. Reduced non-pooled, under-performing cash by $50+ million resulting in $500K in annual interest savings combined with a 75% reduction to the number of non-pooled DDA accounts. Executed RFP's for Banking Services in the U.S. and Mexico, managing the selection of the service providers to the implementation of bi-lateral credit facilities and cash pools.
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