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    Campbell snatches Integra LifeSciences CFO

    In announcing the move, Campbell CEO Mark Clouse touted Anderson's "strategic experience and financial discipline."

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    How to balance growth and cash flow amid uncertain demand

    Meritech Capital partner joins Airbase CFO to discuss metrics as a framework for when to say ‘no’.

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    Trendline

    CFO best practices: lessons from the trenches

    Leaders share operational and strategic learnings from their years in the top finance seat.  

    By CFO Dive staff
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    KPMG primes shrinking CFO, CPA pipeline

    The shortage of accountants is one of the main concerns keeping KPMG’s Greg Engel up at night. The firm is teaming up with universities to expand the talent pool.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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    Live Nation CFO blames bots in Swift ticket fiasco

    Roughly two months after thousands of Taylor Swift fans were prevented from buying tickets, Ticketmaster’s CFO told a Senate committee Tuesday that the company could have done better.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Twitter headquarters landlord files unpaid rent suit

    The suit filed against Twitter comes as a surge of tech firms have announced massive layoffs along with plans to trim real estate costs.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Tyson CFO pleads guilty to trespassing, intoxication charges: report

    John Randal Tyson pleaded guilty to charges of public intoxication and trespassing. The move marks a change from one month earlier when he pleaded not guilty.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Tech firms hunt for ‘operating’ CFOs

    Technology firms are seeking CFOs that can add financial rigor to their operations even as they move to cut staff and costs in the face of a probable recession.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    PE CFOs cite global recession as top concern: EY

    Private equity C-suite leaders cited the possibility of a global recession as their biggest worry, while talent management also remains a top priority.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Stanley Black & Decker names new CFO

    Former Fortune Brands executive Patrick Hallinan joins the manufacturer as it pursues a $1.5 billion cost-saving plan.

    By Megan Ruggles • Jan. 23, 2023
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    Huntington preps for mild recession following earnings beat

    The regional bank will aim for low-level expense growth and conduct some measure of organizational restructuring as it looks to position itself to weather a mild recession, CFO Zach Wesserman said. 

    By Jan. 20, 2023
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    SMEs fall behind on addressing climate change

    A readiness gap is emerging between small and large companies in terms of their responses to climate change risks.

    By Jan. 20, 2023
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    Retailers juggle sustainability, growing cost-cutting mandates

    CFOs are weighing costs more closely — even as they seek to trim the environmental impact of everything from packaging to shipping and return practices.

    By Jan. 20, 2023
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    nCino cuts 7% of workforce, CFO departs

    nCino and Microsoft are the latest tech firms to announce layoffs. The sector has been hit by declining sales for PCs and software, plummeting valuations and high inflation.

    By Jan. 19, 2023
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    How CFOs can come to terms with pay transparency

    Pay range disclosure mandates are on the rise. Finance leaders need to understand how these laws can both help and hurt them.

    By Jan. 19, 2023
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    Payoneer tees up Webster Bank exec for CFO

    Webster Bank alum Bea Ordonez will take the payments company’s finance reins in March after the current CFO Michael Levine steps away from the role.

    By Jan. 18, 2023
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    3 reasons to make accounts receivable a top priority

    Unpaid invoices take a nasty bite out of cash flow. Dean Kaplan writes that taking time early on to evaluate receivables and stratify accounts for fast attention will pay off.

    By Dean Kaplan • Jan. 18, 2023
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    Cyber, business interruption remain top global corporate risks

    Risk management leaders remain highly concerned about the threat of malicious attacks and data breaches, according to Allianz Global.

    By David Jones • Jan. 18, 2023
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    CFOs plan to cut staff, increase hiring budgets

    Concern about higher wages and a skilled labor shortage are foremost in CFOs minds as they grapple with continued economic headwinds.

    By Jan. 17, 2023
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    Wendy’s US CFO resigns amid shake-up

    The Dublin, Ohio-based hamburger chain is losing its U.S. CFO to another restaurant company as Wendy’s redesigns its organizational structure to pursue a long-term growth strategy. 

    By Jan. 17, 2023
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    Pension funding holds flat, higher costs loom

    Pension and retirement plans can be a key benefit that helps employers attract and retain workers. They may carry higher costs for companies in 2023.

    By Dawn Wotapka • Jan. 12, 2023
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    CEOs brace for recession, CFOs eye costs

    C-suite leaders remain focused on weathering a coming recession, but slowing wage growth and inflation is sparking a shift in cost optimization strategies.

    By Jan. 12, 2023
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    ‘Quiet hiring’ dos and don’ts

    The opposite of quiet quitting, quiet hiring allows CFOs to cut costs. It can also be a tension point for employees.

    By Jan. 12, 2023
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    Alcoa taps controller for CFO

    Alcoa’s controller will move to its CFO seat among an executive restructuring plan designed to help the company focus more deeply on cost and innovation.  

    By Jan. 11, 2023
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    EY consulting arm poaches Cargill CFO

    Ernst & Young is moving forward with a “soft separation” of its audit and consulting arms, appointing Jamie Miller to the CFO seat of what will be a new public entity.

    By Jan. 11, 2023
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    Bed Bath & Beyond doubles down on cuts, layoffs

    The absence of the retailer’s interim CFO from Tuesday’s earnings call could signal that a bankruptcy filing or sale is imminent.

    By Jan. 10, 2023