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CFO Moves - Week Ending July 25, 2014

TVGN, a CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) partnership, announced thatDebra Wichser has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Wichser served as Vice President, Corporate Development for CBS Corporation in New...
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Buyer Beware: Navigating Credit Card Processing

Over the past 14 years, CFO Joe Call has seen a lot of salespeople show up promising to save his company money on credit card processing. Some say they’ve been endorsed by an industry association. Some claim an affiliation with a buying group. Many...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending July 18, 2014

dick clark productions announced that Amy Thurlow, has been named Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Thurlow most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales Strategy for TV Guide Network, a CBS...
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Why You Should Prepare for New Revenue Recognition Rules Now

In a modern office where changes to procedures, personnel and even products can happen overnight, new accounting regulations that don’t take effect until 2017 might look like something to relegate to the bottom of the to-do list. But if you’re...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending July 11, 2014

Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD) announced thatKristina Salen, chief financial officer of online marketplace Etsy, has been elected to Cornerstone OnDemand’s board of directors. Salen has served as chief financial officer of Etsy, an online...
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Fantasy Excel Shortcuts For Business

Don’t you wish there were Excel shortcuts for the really critical business situations you face every single day--like dealing with an annoying co-worker (or boss) or the never-ending meeting from hell? CFO Wayne Spivak wishes so too. Inspired by a...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending July 4, 2014

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) announced that Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Brad Hughes has been appointed President—International Operations. In the near-term, Hughes will continue to serve as CFO in addition to his new...
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Trouble at the Top: What to Do When the CEO-CFO Relationship Goes Sour

Every relationship has its share of bad moments. At some point, inevitably, there’s a misunderstanding or a feeling that one person doesn’t respect the other or a sense of fatigue at being around each other all the time. It happens with spouses,...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending June 27, 2014

Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) announced that Kristina A. Cernigliawill be joining the company as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Cerniglia will start with the Company in early August. Cerniglia most recently served as...
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ObamaCare Predictions For CFOs

Companies are in the thick of a string of significant mandates related to compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The 2010 law has been praised for its intention of extending the right of health insurance to those who were...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending June 20, 2014

BDO USA, LLP announced that Lynn Calhoun has been named the firm’s new chief financial officer. Mr. Calhoun, a partner, was previously the firm’s director of finance. He succeeds Howard Allenberg as CFO. This appointment...
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Overcoming 6 Common Hiring Barriers in Finance

No matter where your current foothold lies on the corporate ladder, whether you are a junior accountant or a CFO, your skills are likely to be in high demand. But that doesn’t mean recruiters can easily find you among all the résumés they...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending June 13, 2014

3M announced that Nicholas C. Gangestad has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer. Nick replaces David W. Meline, who is leaving to become chief financial officer with another large publicly traded company....
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Workforce Compensation: Navigating Salaries, Raises, and Employee Retention

Of all the choices CFOs make about how to spend money, some of the more difficult decisions involve their company’s most crucial, yet often most complicated, assets—employees. They face tough questions whenever they’re hiring, managing...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending June 6, 2014

A.T. Kearney has named Christine Laurens its Chief Financial Officer. Laurens began her career with A.T. Kearney in 2002 as Finance Director of Southwest Europe. She most recently served as VP Global Finance. Laurens began her career at Ernst...
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