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    Ammo settles CFO, board dispute

    The ammunition manufacturer will increase the size of its board and end its investigation into the previously suspended executives under the terms of a settlement.

    By Nov. 7, 2022
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    New Tyson CFO arrested on trespassing, public intoxication charges

    The arrest of the recently-appointed CFO — son of the company’s chairman — reignites concerns about potential conflicts of interest.

    By Nov. 7, 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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    How this Regis graduate embraced the challenge of an MBA — and his entrepreneurial spirit

    Self-starter, highly motivated, eager to learn — these are just a few of the traits commonly associated with successful entrepreneurs, and Regis University graduate Ruben Martinez embodies them all.

    Nov. 7, 2022
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    Services sector slows amid inflation, tight labor market

    The tight labor market was one of several factors impeding services sector growth in October.

    By Nov. 4, 2022
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    Most executives see possible GOP midterm win as business boost: PwC

    Over half of executives surveyed said U.S. House and Senate control flipping to Republicans would have positive effects on the business environment.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
  • Lawsuits over Twitter golden parachutes could get messy

    New owner Elon Musk now has access to sensitive internal communications that could touch on his claim Twitter has more fake accounts than it says it does.

    By Robert Freedman • Nov. 3, 2022
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    Pathward Financial appoints new CFO from within

    Insider Sonja Theisen will take the top financial seat for the the banking as a service (BaaS) industry leader next year.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
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    CFOs plan to boost ESG spending despite recession risk: survey

    CFOs still aim to spend more on ESG initiatives in 2023 even though they expect economic disruptions to persist until mid-year.

    By Nov. 3, 2022
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    Campbell Soup shuffles CFO to president

    Campbell Soup’s Mick Beekhuizen is poised to step away from the finance chief role amid an uptick in CFO seat turnovers.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Over half of workers plan to jump ship if they don’t get raises: survey

    The November Human Workplace Index found that 51.1% of employees would look for other opportunities if their company announced a spending freeze in compensation.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Talent shortages still among top CFO worries: study

    Forty percent of CFOs pointed to talent shortages as a top business risk as financial leaders switch from an offensive to a defensive approach to their balance sheets.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    CFOs with a data-savvy eye improve compliance

    Handing over the reins of compliance programs to finance executives can curb risks, according to the Institute of Management Accountants.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Earnings roundup: Chip shortages, supply chain challenges worry auto CFOs

    Supply chain challenges, material shortages and rising costs are leading automakers to reduce sales expectations following lukewarm quarterly results.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Dentsply probe finds former CFO violated ethics code

    Dentsply’s internal North America probe didn't find evidence of intentional wrongdoing or fraud but did find some former senior managers violated the company’s code of ethics.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    CFO stressors: Agonizing over layoffs

    As a growing number of economists forecast a downturn, finance chiefs are wrestling with if or when to make the hard, emotionally-charged call to cut jobs.

    By Oct. 31, 2022
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    Musk buys Twitter, swiftly fires CEO, CFO

    By Friday morning, Ned Segal's Twitter account bio was updated, describing him as the "former CFO and [a] current fan of @Twitter.”

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    McDonald’s serves up 10% U.S. price hike, CFO says

    McDonald’s price increases come as businesses across industries are fine-tuning strategies for offsetting inflation without alienating customers.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    Tipalti CFO’s tactics for winning, keeping workers

    Tipalti CFO Sarah Spoja advises CFOs to up engagement with their own financial departments in order to deal with hiring and retention woes.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
  • Warren wants regulators to answer for crypto ‘revolving door’

    Five Democrats wrote the SEC, CFTC, CFPB, OCC, FDIC, Fed and Treasury to see how the agencies’ policies keep employees who jump to crypto lobbying roles from exerting undue influence.

    By Rajashree Chakravarty • Oct. 27, 2022
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    Keurig Dr. Pepper taps new CFO

    Sudhanshu Priyadarshi was appointed CFO after his predecessor moved up to the CEO post.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    How to zero in on metrics that matter

    Businesses need to think creatively when it come to choosing how they gauge success in today’s uncertain economy. 

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    HSBC ousts CFO, picks successor from within

    Newly named CFO Georges Elhedery was formerly the bank’s co-CEO of global banking and markets. He returned from a six-month sabbatical in September.

    By Rajashree Chakravarty • Oct. 25, 2022
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    Veteran CFO takes FightCamp finance helm

    CFOs at smaller companies have more freedom to focus on driving growth than their counterparts at larger businesses, according to FightCamp’s Heidi Crane.

    By Oct. 24, 2022
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    CFO stressors: Sounding the alarm after suicide

    Gustavo Arnal’s death has led to new conversations around C-suite mental healthcare and the rising pressures challenging even the most battle-tested finance leaders.

    By Oct. 24, 2022
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    Small businesses mull hiring freeze

    Many small businesses are pausing hiring or considering a hiring freeze, and most anticipate a recession within the next six months. 

    By Oct. 21, 2022