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    Fitch still on hunt for acquisitions, CFO says

    “As the world is entering into a less accommodating operating environment we need to continue to work on ways to grow our revenue,” Fitch CFO Tracey Perini said.  

    By June 9, 2022
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    SaaS firm Exiger taps OpenTable, Xoom alum for CFO seat

    Former OpenTable Controller Matt Hibbard will serve as CFO for global risk and compliance SaaS service Exiger.

    By June 9, 2022
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    Digital transformation, one smart step at a time

    By taking an incremental approach, CFOs can move their finance and accounting operations onto an automated, intelligent platform without letting disruption distract from their efforts to scale.

    By CFO Dive staff
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    Tips for CFOs advancing ESG: Gartner

    Finance chiefs facing increased pressure to implement sustainable initiatives can take several steps to make sure the programs succeed and drive business value. 

    By June 8, 2022
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    Tanger REIT abruptly ousts CFO, 28-year company veteran

    Tanger Factory Outlet Centers begins the hunt for a new CFO after ousting 28-year company veteran James Williams as CFO, Treasurer and EVP, a company filing shows.

    By June 6, 2022
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    'Social inflation' increasing severity, frequency of litigation against companies

    In a self-reinforcing loop, more claimants seek bigger awards and more frequently get them, an analysis by a global insurance support company says.

    By Robert Freedman • June 6, 2022
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    Global Payments taps insider, former BofA exec, as next CFO

    Josh Whipple, a former investment banker, is taking the finance reins as the company has indicated it expects to return to M&A as "valuations reset," according to a Baird Equity Research report.  

    By June 3, 2022
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    Manufacturers shift tactics to stay ahead of ingredient, edible oil turmoil

    CFOs grappling with supply chain friction can learn from food companies that have had to stay flexible as war, weather and export bans pressure ingredient supplies.

    By Samantha Oller • June 3, 2022
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    Repay CFO uses 5% raises, retention packages to win workers

    While some payments players have pared jobs, Repay CFO Timothy Murphy plans to continue hiring and said there's been "no slow down in growth for our core markets."

    By June 2, 2022
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    Stanley Black & Decker CFO makes jump to CEO seat

    Stanley Black & Decker CFO Donald Allan, Jr. will take over as CEO next month, following a surge in internal promotions of CFOs to CEO chairs at Fortune and S&P 500 companies.

    By June 1, 2022
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    New INX CFO urges crypto-mainstream compatibility

    The company's launch last year of the the first digital security token to be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission serves as a blueprint for other companies that may be looking to raise capital from alternative assets.

    By May 31, 2022
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    WeWork taps former NCR, GE exec as latest CFO

    WeWork's C-suite has been grappling with a revolving CFO door: Andre Fernandez is its third finance chief since March 2020.

    By May 27, 2022
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    Bank of America boosts minimum wage to $22 per hour

    The pay raise comes as financial executives across industries are strategizing over how to hold on to employees in one of the tightest labor markets in decades. 

    By Robin Bradley • May 25, 2022
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    How one CFO used ERP to tackle COVID-19 testing

    Updating Impact Health’s manual finance systems as demand for testing soared felt like “building a 747 in the air,” CFO Jennifer Herdler said.

    By May 25, 2022
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    Moderna's CFO says scaling, hiring are constraints

    David Meline, who joined Moderna as CFO in June 2020, was brought back within the week of his retirement earlier this month to replace the ousted Jorge Gomez.

    By May 23, 2022
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    5 ways CFOs can mitigate retention issues to keep the great resignation at bay

    Are CFOs stuck between a rock and a hard place regarding retention? Maybe not. Read five ways to help.

    May 23, 2022
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    Clorox sheds suppliers as COVID-19 inches toward 'endemic phase'

    “As that supply chain starts to level out, and we’re able to step out of some of those relationships with material suppliers, that also should reduce our cost,” Clorox CFO Kevin Jacobsen said on the company's third-quarter earnings call.

    By Colin Campbell • May 20, 2022
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    How employers can help struggling hybrid workers

    Employers can't just take one approach toward this issue but there are a number of ways to adjust old structures to new work realities.

    By Ryan Golden • May 20, 2022
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    Half of companies didn't meet hiring goals last year: survey

    Hiring may actually be harder for employers who are fully remote, the survey said.

    By Kathryn Moody • May 19, 2022
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    Moderna may seek to claw back payments to ex-CFO

    The vaccine-maker Moderna said it has the right to recoup any and all payments to ex-CFO Jorge Gomez if the company determines he engaged in any wrongdoing, according to an amended SEC filing Friday. An earlier filing said he would be provided a 12-month salary totaling $700,000 under a severance agreement.

    By May 17, 2022
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    Wells Fargo taps wealth, investment management CFO to head advisory unit

    The firm selected Sol Gindi, its CFO for wealth and investment management and former C-suite executive for JPMorgan's wealth management and consumer banking businesses, to replace Jim Hays as the head of Wells Fargo Advisors.

    By Robin Bradley • May 17, 2022
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    Will Twitter CFO keep role in Musk-led scenario?

    While Parag Agrawal referred to himself as a "lame-duck" CEO last week, the jury is still out as to whether Twitter finance chief Ned Segal will stay on if Elon Musk's deal to buy the social media giant closes.

    By May 16, 2022
  • Wayfair CPO shifts to CFO, chief administrative officer role

    HR pros, who often have strong leadership skills and high emotional intelligence, can be model candidates for C-suite roles, according to one executive search firm.

    By Kate Tornone • May 16, 2022
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    4 reasons CFOs should lead the charge on the great resignation

    Talent retention isn't just an HR problem, CFOs can have a huge impact as well. Read four reasons why.

    May 16, 2022
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    Lessons from the M&A front lines

    Early in the deal-making process CFOs should think big and prioritize but they also need to consider steps for setting the tone after the ink dries.

    By David Roberson • May 13, 2022
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    Moderna CFO exits abruptly amid probe at former company

    Jorge Gomez's departure came just one day after he took the reins as CFO of Moderna, which has become a household name due to the rapid development and success of its coronavirus vaccine. 

    By May 11, 2022