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CFO Moves - Week Ending August 15, 2014

Satellite Logistics Group announced that Michael Ritchey has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Over the past 18 years, he has held a variety of positions at Reyes Holdings, LLC.  Most recently, he served as vice president of...
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The Cost of Hiring the Wrong Person

Recruitment can be a costly business, particularly if things go wrong. One way to put a figure on it is to consider the number of people who leave an organization – or are fired – during their first year.  PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has a...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending August 8, 2014

The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ: MSG) announced that Sean Creamer has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective September 1, 2014.  Mr. Creamer joins MSG following Bob Pollichino‘s...
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Interim CFOs: The Rise of the Chief Flexible Officer

Every day, Tom Coffey wakes up at 6 a.m., works for a few hours and then hits the golf course. “I worked around the clock for 30 years, I’ve earned this,” says Coffey, 61, who has worked as a part-time CFO since 2005. Before then, Coffey was...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending August 1, 2014

HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced that Chris Taylor has been named President of Parallon. Taylor has served as Chief Financial Officer of Parallon, an HCA subsidiary, since 2012, and he has served as interim President of Parallon since November...
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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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