Leadership


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    Geopolitical tensions to continue shaping 2023 economy: S&P Global

    Unresolved global conflicts and likely recessions in several markets will shape economic policies in 2023, a survey said.

    By Nov. 23, 2022
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    Labor market rebalancing will require job loss: Fitch

    The job openings rate will likely decline from the current rate of 6.5% to 5.2% by 2024, reducing job openings by 2.1 million, according to Fitch Ratings.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    ESG transforming CFO role

    Companies are turning to their CFO to identify ways to measure and report on their organization's environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance.    

    By CFO Dive staff
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    Congruex taps Lumen Tech alum as new CFO

    Lumen Technologies alum Neel Dev will become CFO as Andy Carlson moves to a newly created role focusing on M&A, Congruex announced.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Cloud firm Lacework taps new CFO, considers IPO

    Symantec and Oracle alum Andrew Casey will bring his industry expertise to the CFO role as Lacework prepares to go public.

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    KeyBank taps chief strategy officer as next CFO

    Clark H.I. Khayat has guided the Cleveland-based lender through several niche acquisitions. He succeeds Don Kimble, who is set to retire May 1.

    By Rajashree Chakravarty • Nov. 18, 2022
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    Companies boost 2023 salary budgets to 20-year high: WTW

    U.S. companies — reacting to persistent inflationary and labor market pressures — are ratcheting up the targeted average pay raise they expect to hand out next year to 4.6%. 

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    Tech execs see growth opportunities in economic downturn: EY

    Half of executives in the technology sector see a potential recession as a time to implement growth strategies.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    IMA CFO says scenario planning is constant ‘balancing act’

    CFOs need to keep an eye on inflation, but must also ensure they are continuing to prepare for scenarios and future trends down the line, IMA CFO Russ Porter advised.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    Scotts Miracle-Gro CFO gets $1.45M signing bonus

    A record number of initial public offerings last year reduced the supply of CFO talent, giving seasoned executives such as Matthew Garth leverage in job negotiations.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    CFO automation/AI Close-up: back to tech basics

    CFOs tasked with streamlining financial processes must understand the ins and outs of automation to be able to measure and apply the technology’s benefits.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    Graham’s new Leaf Group CFO eyes growth

    Ross Landsbaum left Therabody to take the CFO seat at Leaf Group, which has been vacant since June 2021.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    The CFO’s guide to the first 365 days

    In many ways, the first year in the CFO seat is like a road trip. You’ll need to prepare before you get in the car, listen carefully to your travel companions and keep an eye on the dashboard.

    By Dawn Wotapka • Nov. 16, 2022
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    Etsy, AirBnb CFOs talk unconventional career starts

    The finance chiefs discussed how they got where they are, as well as the institutions that helped them along the way.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    C-suite, financial leaders eager to gain cash flow visibility

    Improving visibility into company cash flow and gaining tighter control of data is essential for financial leaders as they brace for the possibility of a recession, according to a study.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Layoffs part of top-down, bottom-up cost-cutting strategy, Surface CFO says

    Surface Oncology is one of many biotechnology firms that have been cutting jobs as investor interest in the sector has dried up this year. 

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    CFO FP&A Close-up: modern planning and analysis

    In today’s uncertain economy, strategic planning and analysis is more important — and difficult — than ever. CFOs need to set priorities to get the most out of their FP&A teams.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    Tyson Foods board opens review of CFO’s arrest

    The CFO of Tyson Foods said he was “embarrassed” and apologized to investors in a manner similar to an earlier apology given to employees, noting the incident was “inconsistent” with company and personal values.

    By , Nov. 14, 2022
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    Keurig Dr Pepper CEO resigns over code of conduct violations

    The company’s CEO resigned because of violations of Keurig’s code of conduct — the latest in a string of top executives to come under ethical scrutiny.

    By Nov. 11, 2022
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    Green Dot CEO taps new CFO, team

    The payment services company’s recently appointed CEO brought on his own team this week, naming a new CFO, COO and chief revenue officer.

    By Lynne Marek • Nov. 11, 2022
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    Hasbro CFO to depart

    Deborah Thomas will retire as CFO for the global toy and entertainment company following a 24-year tenure at the firm.   

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    Ex-Girardi & Keese CFO arrested on wire fraud charge

    The finance chief was arrested over the weekend after he and other former Girardi Keese execs were sued for racketeering in July.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    3 female CFOs tackle courage, soft voices and unchecked boxes

    While their numbers are rising, female CFOs are still relatively rare. Women hold only about 16% of the top finance seats at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    Tyson Foods’ apparent inaction on CFO arrest draws fire

    The CFO of Tyson Foods said he was “embarrassed” after his arrest on public intoxication and criminal trespassing charges, but the future of his role is unclear.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    Nintex CFO on taking an ‘outcome-oriented’ approach to financial talent

    Taking an outcome-oriented approach can help CFOs keep hold of top talent and drive value in an uncertain economic environment.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    CFOs outpace CEOs’ retention bonus frequency

    Companies are handing CFOs a significant share of retention bonuses as the churn of finance chiefs leaving jobs has increased.

    By Nov. 7, 2022