There are countless famous examples of successful business mentoring relationships and the benefits that can be gleaned from such a partnership.
JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon was mentored by former Citi CEO Sandy Weill. Dimon went on to act as a mentor to Heidi Miller--CEO of JP Morgan’s Treasury & Securities business, Charlie Scharf--CEO of Retail Financial Services at JP Morgan Chase and a director on Visa’s board, and Michael Cavanagh—JP Morgan’s CFO.
Submitted by Jonah Bloom, republished from Going Concern, Accounting News for Accountants and CFOs.
Jonathan Ramsden has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch since December 2008 and is a key part of a team trying to guide the retailer's global expansion while managing something of a remake of its domestic operations. Going Concern caught up with him recently to find out how he sees A&F's business and what else is on his mind.
Submitted by Caleb Newquist, republished from Going Concern, Accounting News for Accountants and CFOs.
Accountemps released the results of a survey today that shows many chief financial officers think that the best place for accounting graduates to start their careers is in a "small to midsize company." The surprising thing about this particular survey is that the numbers aren't even close.