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Cooling Off the Cash Burn
How William Goldstein, CFO of Integro, an insurance brokerage, helped the firm modify its great expectations. October 9, 2009
The Art of the Double Play
How a CFO runs the finances of two companies at once, why he won't agree to a prepayment penalty past the first two years of a capital-financing deal, and what he has against Starbucks. October 5, 2009
"It's about Having the Best Products on the Shelf."
A consumer-products giant fights on through the recession, helped by falling commodity prices and improvements to working capital. An interview with Mark A. Buthman, senior vice president and CFO, Kimberly-Clark Corp. October 1, 2009
J&J CFO: Biggest Nightmare Is Public Health Option
Dominic Caruso fears that a government-run plan would opt for the cheapest product, not the best one. September 23, 2009
Taking the Back Door to Going Public
A young "green" truck company eschews both an IPO and venture-capital funding to keep control of its future by lining up private accredited investors. September 22, 2009
CFO Finds Signs of Life in the Rust Belt
A veteran of GE and Black & Decker, Mark Zeffiro, the finance chief of TriMas, tries to bring an intense management style to the industrial heartland. September 22, 2009
"This Is What You've Trained For All Your Life"
The recession may not be all kicks, but it's not short of challenges for a CFO. Here's a view of the ups, downs, and demands through the eyes of the finance chief at software company Informatica. September 10, 2009
Getting Back to Black Drives Toyota CFO
As the automaker waits for consumer demand to spike, the finance chief for its U.S. sales and marketing arm works to keep costs low and efficiencies high. September 3, 2009
"This Is the Future."
A drugstore giant now offers walk-in health-care clinics. An interview with Wade D. Miquelon, CFO and executive vice president, Walgreen Co. September 1, 2009
"Every Day Is Different."
For one CFO, the road show features live music. An interview with Alison Brown, CFO, Compass Records. July 15, 2009