As the CFO Goes, So Goes the Merger

July 1999
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug1999, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p11
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the role of chief financial officers (CFO) after the negotiation phase of an unfriendly merger. Larraine Segil, author of "Intelligent Business Alliances," said that the selection of one company's CFO over the other will send a clear signal over who is holding the financial controls of a company. Segil suggests that the role of a CFO is even more important if an acquired company's founder stays on as part of the company due to possible personality conflicts.


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