Her speech drew cheers from the crowd. “The entire theme around grit I thought was excellent,” said John Tus, the vice-president and treasurer of Honeywell and the father of a graduating senior. “I think that’s what it takes to succeed, especially for the youth today, so many of them without jobs.”
That was just some of the advice offered in a panel discussion on treasury management at The Core Concerns Conference in Boston on Friday. Nine months after the near-meltdown of the financial system, corporate treasurers are focused on cash and liquidity above all, said John Tus, vice president and corporate treasurer at Honeywell International.