TITLE

When the FD becomes CEO

AUTHOR(S)
Percy, Sally
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Accountancy;Nov2006, Vol. 138 Issue 1359, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the elevation of finance directors to CEO status, a event that happens frequently in Great Britain. Given the many skills that CFOs must acquire to do their jobs effectively, including risk management, strategic planning, and corporate governance, financial directors are frequently uniquely qualified for taking over as the head of management. In addition, CFOs who become CEOs must demonstrate non-finance skills, such as leadership and flexibility.
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23239780

 

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