The CFO Playbook on Strategy: How CFOs Lead Their Organizations to Improve Financial Performance

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time: 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time
Duration: 1 hour 

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Webcast Summary

The CFO's role in disseminating financial information is evolving as regulatory requirements, as well as the needs of organizations' boards and senior management, continue to change. Amid these developments, how can CFOs take the lead in setting meaningful standards for financial performance and supporting their organizations' efforts to maintain them?

During this Webcast we will explore:

  • The role of finance leaders in identifying and communicating the most important indicators of financial performance in light of external requirements and internal expectations;
  • How to improve the efficiency and accuracy with which your organization gathers and analyzes financial information; and
  • How finance teams can collaborate effectively with other departments to develop and recalibrate financial goals.

About the Panelists

Charles Leichtweis Charles Leichtweis, Partner, Phoenix Strategic Advisors

Charles Leichtweis has more than 30 years of global, strategic, operational, and financial leadership experience, helping organizations achieve sustainable and profitable growth. In addition to serving most recently as CEO and president of The Testor Corporation, he has also held the positions of COO of the North American Wholesale Group of Blyth Inc., CFO of Rand McNally Book Services, and CFO and comptroller of Rust-Oleum.

Glenn Hafler Glenn Hafler, Associate Principal, The Hackett Group

Glenn Hafler has more than 25 years of experience, during which he has assisted multiple senior management teams with issues arising from business integration, transformation, and change. Prior to joining The Hackett Group, he was part of EY's Enterprise Intelligence practice. He has also served as the Global Service Line Leader for Finance and Accounting Operations with Parson Consulting, as well as in various consulting, accounting, and auditing roles with Deloitte. Before he entered the professional services field, Glenn was a divisional Assistant Controller and later the Director of FP&A with Caesars World.

About the Moderator

Joe FleischerJoe Fleischer, Editorial Director, Custom Content and Research,
CFO Publishing

In his role as editorial director of CFO Publishing's custom content team, Joe Fleischer focuses on developing eBooks, research reports, and virtual events on topics that reflect the primary concerns and priorities of senior finance executives. He is based in New York.

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