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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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CFO Moves - Week Ending October 4, 2013

Capstone Financial Group, Inc. (OTC: CAPP) announced Hal Johnson as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer. Johnson joined Capstone in 2012 as one of the company’s founding partners. New York Life’s Investments Group announced the...
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Proceed with Caution: Why You Should Reevaluate Your Company’s Internship Program

Interns can seem like a near-perfect way to make a dent in labor costs. They’re often eager to please and work hard, and they don’t require a hefty paycheck – or even one at all. However, a recent high-profile court case should remind CFOs...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending September 27, 2013

Carlson announced that it has elected Brad Hall as chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer. Hall has been serving as interim CFO since August 2012. Hall has been with Carlson for 12 years, since 1998, and prior to assuming the interim CFO...
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How Has Say on Pay Affected Executive Compensation?

As expected, say on pay votes over the past couple of years has not led to a big swing change in how companies compensate their top executives. However, it has shifted the conversations between investors, directors, and those who make the big bucks at...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending September 20, 2013

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced that Troy Alstead, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer, has been promoted to chief financial officer and group president, Global Business Services. Alstead joined Starbucks in...
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Keeping Strong Bonds with Recruiters

While social media is helping some job seekers make connections they couldn’t otherwise make and even helping them land interviews with potential employers, one traditional way of finding work is still holding strong – that of executive recruiters...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending September 13, 2013

Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) announced the appointment of Richard Crowley as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective September 23. Mr. Crowley was most recently the senior vice president and CFO for Integrated Device...
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Do You Have a Crisis Management Plan? Now Is the Time to Have One

Whether a disaster hurts the company’s supply chain or takes a direct hit on a company’s operations, the fallout rests on CFOs’ shoulders, in their role as chief risk officer (informally, as it may be, for smaller companies) or as one who...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending September 6, 2013

Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE) announced that effective November 1, 2013, Manik ‘Nik’ Jhangiani will become chief financial officer. Nik is currently vice president, European finance. During his career he worked at both Coca-Cola...
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