A fashionable CFO shares advice for aspiring finance chiefs.
August 20, 2012
Name: Tracey Travis
Company:Estée Lauder Cos.
[Editor's note: Travis starts at Estée Lauder today, August 20, having moved over from Ralph Lauren, where she had been CFO since 2005.]
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