BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), the professional society for corporate treasurers, CFOs and their staff, has tapped Nilly Essaides, a 20-year veteran of the global treasury management arena, to be Director-Practitioner Content Development. Essaides brings over 20 years of experience in treasury management research, content development and meeting moderation to AFP's global offerings.
"Nilly Essaides has been a leading voice in the treasury management community on issues ranging from corporate liquidity to financial risk management to treasury organizational structure," said Jim Kaitz, AFP's president and CEO. "AFP members will benefit from her deep understanding of the issues that truly matter to financial professionals around the world."
The hire culminates three years of executive level consulting for AFP, where Essaides led roundtable discussions, authored AFP's Corporate Treasurers Council in-depth guides, and produced a frequent column for AFP Exchange magazine.
Previously, Essaides was managing director at the NeuGroup, where she pioneered the company's peer group model, was instrumental in launching new groups, and served as long-time editor of the International Treasurer publication. She has also worked for The Economist Intelligence Unit and The Thomson Corporation.
"In my years of collaborating with AFP, I have been continuously impressed by the association's integrity and its deep commitment to its member community," Essaides said. "I am proud to join the AFP team and look forward to continued close interaction with AFP members and other finance leaders."
The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) serves a network of more than 16,000 members with news, economic research, treasury certification programs, networking events, financial analytical tools, training, and public policy representation to legislators and regulators. AFP is the daily resource for the finance profession. AFP's global reach extends to over 150,000 treasury and financial professionals worldwide, including AFP of Canada; London-based gtnews, an on-line resource for the treasury and finance community; and bobsguide, a financial IT solutions network.
SOURCE Association for Financial Professionals