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CFO Moves - Week Ending January 23, 2015

Grant Thornton LLP announced that Billy Moore will become the chief financial officer (CFO), effective Aug. 1. He will succeed Russ Wieman upon his retirement from the firm. Currently, Moore serves as the Professional Standards...
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10 Things Your Company Needs to Know About COSO 2013

By: Sheryl Nance-Nash The 2013 Internal Control – Integrated Framework has been updated by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) to reflect changes in markets, business organizations, technology and stakeholder expectations, as well...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending January 16, 2015

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced that Price Cooper will be joining Krispy Kreme as Executive Vice President later this month. Mr. Cooper will be appointed Chief Financial Officer following the Company’s filing of its...
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Delivering Financial Presentations that are Better than a Root Canal

By Livia Gershon It's a sad but true fact that many office workers—up to and including CEOs—see spreadsheets and number-heavy presentations as the workplace equivalent of a root canal. And yet, there are few things more important to a...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending January 9, 2015

Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), announced the addition of Tracy Hogan as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining IVP, Ms. Hogan was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Elevation Partners for more than 10 years. Prior...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending January 2, 2015

Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE) announced that Alan W. Schoenbart joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Schoenbart joins Echo from Hudson News Distributors, LLC where he most recently served as CFO. Prior to that, Mr....
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CFO Moves - Week Ending December 26, 2014

C.R. England announced the appointment of TJ McGeean as Chief Financial Officer.  Josh England has served in the dual roles of President and Chief Financial Officer for the company since 2013. McGeean joined C.R. England in...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending December 19, 2014

SRI International has selected Luther Lau as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Lau has served as SRI’s acting CFO since March 2014. Prior to SRI, Lau held executive and management roles at CNA Corporation, SAIC, Northrop Grumman, and...
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Year-End Financial Reporting: What Your Company Needs to Know

By Sheryl Nance-Nash This time of year not everybody is celebrating. All organizations are required to complete a period-end financial close monthly, quarterly or annually. To say that this process is demanding and labor intensive is an understatement....
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Proformative Reaches 100,000-Hour Milestone in Delivering Educational Programming

By Ernie Humphrey It has been a pleasure and honor to have had a front row seat as Proformative's first full-time employee to watch the company grow, and see tens of thousands of corporate finance professionals embarce the vision of John Kogan and Greg...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending December 12, 2014

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced that it has appointed Kenneth L. Bedingfield as corporate vice president and chief financial officer, effective after the company files its 2014 annual report. Bedingfield will succeed ...
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Relative Performance Management: Defining the Path to Market Leadership

By Livia Gershon How can you tell if your company's revenues, growth rate, and profitability  are as high as they should be? What's the best way to set compensation levels? How do you make sure your sales staff is doing its best work? For decades...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending December 5, 2014

Velcro Industries announced that Fraser Cameron, formerly Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Cameron joined Velcro Industries in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and MD of Velcro Holdings B.V. Prior to...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending November 28, 2014

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) announced thatGregory J. Hayes, UTC Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been elected President, Chief Executive Officer and a director. Mr. Hayes is a 25-year veteran of UTC who has served...
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The New World of Revenue Recognition: What it Really Means for Your Company

By Livia Gershon On May 28, 2014, the FASB and IASB issued their very long-anticipated converged standard on revenue recognition.  Over the next four months there was much speculation and conjecture over what the new standard meant for private and public...
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