AFP Opens Office in Singapore to Better Serve Treasury and Finance Professionals
Himashi Soriano, Regional Director, APAC, Will Lead the Association for Financial Professionals’ Asia-Pacific Location.
27 Jun 2019 -- Singapore -- The Association for Financial Professionals officially launched its expansion into Asia today by opening a regional office in Singapore. A presence in Singapore will increase AFP’s ability to educate and train treasury and finance professionals and help them achieve their career goals across the APAC region. Himashi Soriano, Regional Director, APAC, will head up AFP’s Singapore office.
AFP is located at WeWork Beach Centre, 15 Beach Road #02-01, Singapore 189677. Click here for more information about AFP’s education and training opportunities for treasury and finance professionals. Reach Himashi Soriano at [email protected].
“The treasury and finance profession is rapidly transforming, and nowhere more so than in Asia,” said Soriano. “Whether treasury and finance professionals are interested in transitioning from accounting to financial planning and analysis, improving their regional treasury centre, or learning new forecasting techniques, AFP has a training solution that meets their needs. Opening an office in Singapore will help us better serve the profession in this region.”
Soriano holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and has worked at AFP for more than 14 years in a variety of roles. As AFP’s Regional Director, APAC, Soriano will oversee operations, build customer relationships and develop partnerships within the region. Soriano also will hire and lead a team of sales, services and support staff.
“Asia is experiencing a paradigm shift in treasury and finance, and AFP is going to be a part of that evolution,” said Jim Kaitz, president and chief executive officer of AFP. “As organizations seek to upskill their finance departments, they can look to AFP’s dual certifications to help them achieve that goal. And our new office in Singapore will give APAC financial professionals the opportunity to see firsthand how AFP can help them on their road to success.”
Headquartered outside of Washington, D.C. and located regionally in Singapore, the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) is the professional society committed to advancing the success of treasury and finance members and their organisations. AFP established and administers the Certified Treasury Professional and Certified Corporate FP&A Professional credentials, which set standards of excellence in treasury and finance. Each year, AFP hosts the largest networking conference worldwide for more than 7,000 corporate financial professionals.
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