Have Spreadsheet, Will Travel

Gray, Carol Lippert
March 2000
Financial Executive;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p53
Academic Journal
The article reports on chief financial officers (CFO) changing industries and their specialization. Chuck Martin, the CFO of Equinox International, has worked in publishing, entertainment, and marketing finance. He claims that, no matter what industry you are in, you will follow the generally accepted accounting principles and the regulations particular to your industry from the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Cecil Gregg, the executive director of RHI Management Resources, reports that technical skill is what is important for chief financial officers, not a specialty.


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