Etihad Aviation Group honoured with four treasury accolades at London Awards

ABU DHABI — Etihad Aviation Group’s (EAG) treasury team has once again been acknowledged for airline treasury management excellence with four key accolades at the 2017 Adam Smith Awards presented by Treasury Today magazine.

Following a string of successes in recent months with leading awards from various international organisations, the group took home further honours at the annual event held in London. For the third consecutive year, Etihad Aviation Group has been recognised by the leading publication for its ongoing commitment to Treasury excellence.

EAG won the award for Best in Class Treasury in the Middle East, and was Highly Commended in three further categories, Best Funding Solution, Best Risk Management Solution and Best Trade/Supply Chain Finance Solution. The awards were nominated by EAG partners, including Openlink, First Abu Dhabi Bank, ADCB, Citibank and MUFG.

More than 200 entries spanning 30 countries were received for the prestigious Adam Smith Awards, now in their 10th year and firmly established as the ultimate industry benchmark for exceptional achievement in corporate treasury.

Ricky Thirion, Etihad Aviation Group Interim Group Chief Financial Officer, said, “These awards are testament to the great work by the treasury team in finding solutions to further strengthen the business in a challenging environment.

“Our treasury team has worked very hard over the years to deliver a best in class global treasury department, and the fact that we were nominated by our key financial partners demonstrates their confidence in our business.”

Source: Emirates News Agency