topleft
topright

Login or Register


Featured Blogger

Mixed year for corporate bond sales
stephen taub

Red-Hot Thread

"The corporate brand is not only used to improve competitive positioning and express company aspirations, it can also be a powerful tool to motivate employees."

Latest Forum Posts

in Member Introductions by dbedell, 31-12-10 20:34
in Member Introductions by ramu_p888, 21-12-10 19:08
in Risk Analysis by annearf, 21-12-10 17:41

CFOZone Experts

Opinions and views from expert CFOZone members.

Tag >> Duba
Jul 15
2010

CFOs don’t aspire to be CEO

Posted by nicklord in Marks & SpencerHeinekenErnst & YoungDuba

nicklord
 

A surprising new report from Ernst & Young makes the bold claim that only 10 percent of CFOs actually want to become CEO. The report - entitled ‘DNA of the CFO' - was based around a survey of 699 CFOs in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia and included in depth interviews with CFOs of leading companies such as Heineken, Dubai Aerospace Enterprises and Marks & Spencer.

The accepted wisdom is that in times of trouble, boards turn to CFOs to become CEOs. CFOs are seen as having a good handle on the numbers, attention to which is seen as the cure to the company's problems.





Market Data

Copyright © 2009-2011 CFOZone. All rights reserved. CFOZone is a property of PSN, Inc.