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CFO Moves - Week Ending January 17, 2014

Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUSQ) announced that Executive Vice President and Treasurer Michael W. Harrington also assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer following the retirement of Drew K. Hostetter from the role of...
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What's Next for the CFO? Broader Reach, Big Picture Thinking

Easter Seals New Jersey CFO Cheryl Marks Young and her finance team applied technology to create a weekly trend line for its behavioral health services program several years ago.  The data helped solve some curious questions. While all the previous data...
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CFO Moves - Week ending January 10, 2014

The Henry Ford has promoted Brent Ott to Chief Financial Officer. Ott has served as manager of financial strategy and analysis for The Henry Ford since 2011. Ott started his career with The Henry Ford in 2000 and began working in the finance...
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Why CFOs Shouldn’t Ignore Big Data

“Big data” is all the rage. It has been for a couple of years now as tech giants and consulting firms have truly embraced the term and use it to persuade companies that they need to harness all the information they have at their fingerprints but...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending January 3, 2014

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: KMG) announced that Malinda Passmore has been named vice president and chief financial officer. Passmore will join KMG on January 27, 2014. Most recently, Passmore was chief financial officer of Country Fresh. Prior...
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Trading Places: How to Carry Over Your Finance Skills to Another Industry

Robert Rostan wanted something different. He was the director of financial reporting at Sonic Automotive, an $8 billion public specialty retailer, but in 2006, he joined his brother’s company, Training the Street (TTS) a corporate training provider for...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending December 27, 2013

hhgregg Inc. (NYSE: HGG) announced that the company has accepted the resignation of Jeremy J. Aguilar as the Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer) and Secretary of the Company, effective January 31, 2014. Mr....
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CFO Moves - Week Ending December 20, 2013

Puppet Labs announced that Bill Koefoed will join Puppet Labs as CFO. Prior to joining Puppet Labs, Koefoed was CFO of the Skype Division of Microsoft. Prior to Skype, Koefoed was general manager of investor relations for Microsoft. Prior to...
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Can Finance Afford to Ignore “Corporate Culture?” Why the Answer Is No

Six years ago, Atlantic Wireless, which operates U.S. Cellular retail stores, officially established a set of core values: fun, integrity, respect, and relentlessness. Even as the years passed and Atlantic grew from 20 employees and 4 stores to 70 employees...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending December 13, 2013

Findly, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, announced that Barak Ben-Galhas joined the company as its new CFO. He began his role in November. Prior to joining Findly, he served as CFO of solar energy company, Sunrun. Ben-Gal previously worked for...
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Networking has become very important for CFOs.

3 Networking Tips for CFOs

Whether it's getting to know other department heads, conversing with investors, or making contacts with potential employers, CFOs are in constant networking mode. Here are three ways to do it effectively. Don't Be Aggressive Right Away When meeting...
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CFO Moves - Week Ending December 6, 2013

Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) announced that Ted Hull, previously vice president of finance at Cisco since 2007, has joined Fusion-io as executive vice president and chief financial officer.  Prior to Cisco, Hull served as CFO at Isola, as well as vice...
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5 Ways Finance Executives Can Trump the Talent Shortage

These days, many CFOs say they have a problem. They can’t find the skilled professionals they need. A Manpower Group survey earlier this year found that accounting and finance positions are among the hardest jobs to fill in the current economy. But, as...
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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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