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Building a Successful International Treasury Team with Jim McHale
Episode 2226th September 2022 • The Treasury Career Corner • Mike Richards
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Building an effective team of treasurers from all corners of the globe is no easy feat. Somebody who knows that well is Jim McHale, Director, Corporate Treasurer at Reconext.

Jim originally joined the podcast back in September 2020, when he reflected on his career to date, explained why a risk management mindset is crucial for treasurers, and shared some invaluable advice.

This time, he’s back on the show to talk about his new role at Reconext, and to explain his thoughts on working remotely, building an international treasury team, and more.

Jim is responsible for all global treasury operations, cash & liquidity management, cash forecasting, financing and ABL & Term Loan debt management. He was previously with KPMG, Solo Cup Company, Hollister Incorporated, UOP LLC (a Honeywell company), Fenwal, Inc., and Graebel Companies, Inc. Jim has a B.S. Accounting degree from Louisiana Tech University, and an MBA in International Business from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Reconext is a leading aftermarket services company. Headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, with a footprint covering The Americas, Europe & Asia Pacific, they deliver value to customers through innovative aftermarket device services and reverse supply chain solutions to industry leading OEMs, cable, satellite and mobile device operators, retailers, insurers, and other enterprises.

With over 40 years of experience, Reconext partners closely with its customers in meeting their sustainability targets by delivering aftermarket solutions to optimise the value of returned electronic devices, with the goal of 100% reuse of all materials.

Their comprehensive suite of solutions spans all phases of the digital product lifecycle. With thousands of trained professionals and hundreds of technical experts and engineers, they are dedicated to delivering customer satisfaction daily.

On the podcast we discussed…

  • Jim’s journey from accounting to treasury
  • Why a diverse culture drew him to his roles
  • The importance of a risk management mindset
  • Managing a group of global treasury professionals
  • Jim’s top tips for treasurers
  • Adapting to a remote role post-COVID

You can connect with Jim McHale on LinkedIn.

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