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CFO Moves - Week Ending November 29, 2013

Stater Bros. Markets announced the promotion of David Harris to the position of Executive Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of Stater Bros. Markets. Harris joined Stater Bros. in 2009 as Vice...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending November 22, 2013

Reply! Inc. announced that it has appointed Tim Morse to the Board of Directors. Tim Morse is the former CFO and interim CEO of Yahoo! Inc. Tim spent the first 15 years of his career with General Electric Company in a variety of finance roles...
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Change Management: 7 Steps Toward a Successful IT Implementation

The beginning stages of a new technology system have such promise. The company may be about to gain better control over all its data, forecast more accurately, or quicken its reporting times. But when executives neglect to think about the people side of the...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending November 15, 2013

Vistronix announced that Holly Asher Beveridge has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Vistronix, Beveridge spent the last five years as Chief Financial Officer of Trinity Technology Group, and previous five years as...
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Your Burning Questions About the Health Care Act Finally Answered

With so many questions surrounding the Affordable Care Act, senior finance executives responsible for implementing it at their companies are understandably torn about how to deal with the health-care law. “CFOs like foregone conclusions and are most...
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CFO Moves - Week ending November 8, 2013

International Market Centers, L.P. announced that William F. Lacey has joined the company as chief financial officer (CFO). Most recently, Lacey was an executive vice president/CFO for GSE. Prior to that, he held the position of senior vice...
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Know the signs of suspicious senders and messages.

Are You Overlooking Email Security?

Cybersecurity is a major issue for companies - especially in the financial department. With so much confidential information being collected and transferred internally and externally, IT and CIOs aren't the only ones who should see digital...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending November 1, 2013

Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) named Erin Gore, who was associate vice chancellor and chief financial officer at University of California, Berkeley, as co-head of its Education and Nonprofit Banking group. Gore had been U.C. Berkeley’s CFO since 2009...
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Performance measures may not take potential into account.

Measuring the Performance of Your Team

The finance department is a key cog to the organization, and ensuring it's as functional as possible requires the type of analysis that extends beyond spreadsheets. This work involves monitoring employees, tracking their progress (either through casual...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending October 25, 2013

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has initiated a transition plan for its new chief financial officer. Jeffrey Capello, Boston Scientific’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, will transition out of the role effective...
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The B2B Credit Checklist: What to Know Before Extending Credit

Businesses rely on clients to pay their bills, but as many CFOs know all too well, clients will frequently take their sweet time paying invoices as part of their cash-management strategy, because their working capital is taking a hit from their own late-...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending October 18, 2013

CFO Moves - Week Ending October 18, 2013

The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT) announced that Michael Geltzeiler will join the company as its chief financial officer. Geltzeiler is currently the chief financial officer and group executive vice president at NYSE Euronext. Prior to joining...
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Should You Send Your Budgets to the Cloud?

Slowly but surely, many CFOs have realized manually updating spreadsheets is incredibly risky. Several studies have shown close to 9 in 10 spreadsheets contain errors. JP Morgan Chase was just one of the many firms that have learned their lesson the hard way...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending October 11, 2013

HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced that William B. Rutherford will become Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company, effective January 1, 2014. Rutherford will succeed R. Milton Johnson as CFO when Johnson, HCA’...
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Study Ties Employee Trust to Business Performance: How to Get Trust Back

Most managers across the finance and accounting spectrum understand the need for clear communication and healthy relationships with their staff. While study after study links productivity to employee morale, engagement and overall job happiness, many...
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