TITLE

How Silicon Valley CFOs keep pace: Quick-Change Artists

PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles the jobs of three chief financial officers (CFOs) in Silicon Valley. Ron Codd of PeopleSoft must constantly cope with change in a company that is experiencing rapid growth. Codd is particularly interested in his firm's mergers & acquisitions activity. Larry Carter of Cisco Systems has to manage stocks analysts' expectations in addition to performing his CFO duties. Mercedes Johnson of Lam Research was quick to address investors' concerns when her firm had to eliminate 14% of its work force. INSET: Big Valley..
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11873590

 

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