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CFOs, Are You Doing Your Job?

As an executive search professional that focuses on the office of the CFO, I am involved with the hiring of Chief Financial Officers for companies. Unless I am working to help a company hire their first CFO, the mandate I have is to replace a current CFO or a Chief Financial Officer that has left. … Continue reading

CFOs: It’s not just about Finance anymore

What value does the Chief Financial Officer bring to the company they work for? According to recent research by American Express, CFOs around the globe believe they are: Seeing an increase in influence at their companies, and Have more input than ever on improving their company’s ability to deliver value to customer. CFOs also believe … Continue reading

5 Most Popular Names for CFOs (2013 Edition)

You may be aware of a blog that I put out weekly called CFO Moves. This blog is the most comprehensive report of CFO Movement across the United States. (We also have CFO Moves Canada and CFO Moves UK). In the past year, CFO Moves announced over 1,000 new CFOs that were hired, not counting … Continue reading

VIDEO: Webinar Presentation – CFO Succession: The Right Way to Grow your Company’s next CFO

On May 23, 2013 I presented this Webinar on Proformative. To get more information on this presentation, please view this blog. Links referred to in this presentation: CFO Moves Blog: Why do CFOs Leave? Blog: CFOs: Do you want to become a Controller? This CFO did just that. If you have any questions on CFO Succession, please … Continue reading

I’m not ignoring you

Followers of my blog will have noticed that I am not posting as often as I have in the past. My personal goal for creating content on my blog was to have one post up each week. My book has been taking me away from you. “Guide to CFO Success”, to be published by Wiley … Continue reading

CFOs: Do you want to become a Controller? This CFO did just that.

Non-CFOs might think that CFOs are people that look backwards, not forwards. I speak with Chief Financial Officers every day, and I can tell you that they look are interested in moving forward with their careers. They want to improve, grow and succeed. They want their next career opportunity to be bigger, better and have … Continue reading

Top 12 Samuel’s CFO Blogs of 2012

2012 sure has been an interesting year. And I’m looking forward to 2013! I’m looking forward to: Working with my clients at Stanton Chase and providing them with excellent service and value in retained executive search. Staying close to CFOs in my network, and continuing to add value to their businesses and careers. Continuing my … Continue reading

LinkedIn vs. Resume – The discussion continues

CFO Coach Cindy Kraft blogged CFOs and LinkedIn, the Evolution. The blog discusses the story of a recruitment firm that would only be focusing on working with CFOs that have a LinkedIn Profile. My readers will know that I am a big proponent of LinkedIn for CFOs (or any other executive). You can read my … Continue reading

The Quick CFO Turnaround

This is not about a CFO turning a business around quickly. This blog is about the Quick Hiring & Unhiring of a CFO. As someone that tracks CFO Moves every week across the country, I see this too often. Every time I see it, it bothers me, especially when I know that it could have … Continue reading

Why are 87% of CFOs male?

I asked myself this question last week in preparing my blog 5 Most Popular Names for CFOs. The overwhelming majority of CFOs are male. The sample that I used, with over 1,100 names of CFOs hired and promoted over a ten month period, is significant enough to be considered a close representative of the reality … Continue reading

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