Posts Tagged ‘CFO’

Maximizing the CFO-Board Relationship

Written by Carol Coughlin

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Among the management team, the CFO is typically the most visible management member to the board other than the CEO. It is therefore critical that the CFO, in addition to the CEO, work well with the board. Of course, as in any relationship, both sides must commit and contribute in order to create a powerful…

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What Your Board Should Expect from the CFO

Written by Carol Coughlin

There’s little doubt that the level of transparency, rigor and effectiveness provided by the CFO has significant impact on the success of a company. Especially in today’s disruptive marketplace where challenges loom around every corner and where boards are under tremendous scrutiny, the CFO’s role in ensuring the profitability, sustainability and value of a company…

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Growth and the Questions Boards Should Be Asking

Written by Carol Coughlin

Time and time again we’ve seen public companies grow themselves out of business and one would wonder: Where was their board? While I’ve written many articles about what companies should have in place for sustainable, profitable growth, we haven’t yet looked at the board’s role in the equation. So, what questions does the board need…

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