Sony Group implemented the SAP S/4HANA Treasury system successfully around the world in 2020. This project is called METRO Project in Sony Group. Sony decided to start Digital Transformation (DX) of global treasury functions by launching the METRO Project officially in May 2018 and completed it by October 2020, working remotely under the COVID-19 global pandemic.
LyondellBasell, headquartered in the Netherlands, is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. With its global presence and significant operations in the United States, the company has been affected by the IBOR reform. The Treasury team was well aware of this impact and proactively approached the transition away from the IBOR rates in order to be ready ahead of time.
MODEC, the world’s largest independent operator of offshore floating production systems for the oil and gas industry, was managing its foreign exchange (FX) hedging process manually. In 2020, the company decided to automate this process, successfully reducing the time spent on it from three days to within one day.
Dutch company AkzoNobel is known worldwide for its coatings and specialty chemicals for both industry and consumers. As part of a new strategy to accelerate growth and value creation, the multinational decided to spin off its chemicals division. The challenge was to do this in just eight months. How did AkzoNobel’s treasury manage to split its activities into two?