Highlights from the October 8 webcast “Working Capital Trends: Innovation to Improve Efficiency,” sponsored by C2FO. This panel discussion featured Gerhard Urbasch, Senior Director, The Hackett Group’s North American Working Capital Practice; Stephen M. Fowler, Liquidity & Investment Management, at Corning; Kevin Ehinger, President, C2FO Capital Finance; and was led by Treasury & Risk’s editor-in-chief Meg Waters.
The full on-demand presentation can be found at
More about the panel:
|Gerhard Urbasch | Senior Director | The Hackett Group’s North American Working Capital Practice
Gerhard has specialized in working capital operations for the last 25 years and currently focuses on supply chain operations and strategy and business transformation. He played a leading role in The Hackett Group’s recently released Q2/2020 U.S. Working Capital Survey.
|Stephen M. Fowler | Liquidity & Investment Management | Corning
Corning Inc. was the winner of the 2019 Alexander Hamilton Overall Excellence Award, in part for its Capital Allocation Framework, which reduced by about half the $5.5 billion of cash on the company’s books worldwide. In his role as the director of liquidity and investment management, Stephen has helped spearhead the Capital Allocation Framework and other initiatives that have significantly improved liquidity management at Corning
|Kevin Ehinger | President | C2FO Capital Finance
Kevin advises global 2000 corporations on third-party funded working capital solutions including C2FO’s Dynamic Supplier Finance program. He and his team develops program launch strategies based on the collective goals of a client’s Treasury, Procurement and other stakeholders.
Kevin has more than 15 years’ experience in banking, credit and treasury roles, previously serving as Treasurer at Do it Best Corp., one of the world’s largest hardware and building materials cooperatives.