5 Categories of Finance Competencies for 2020
Gartner identifies the skills that will more valued going forward and the personas that may be capable of delivering them.
To Make More Money, Find a New Job
Last year was a banner one, pay-wise, for executives who switched employers, but still a less-lucrative one than job-hoppers enjoyed a few years back.
What Are the Top Concerns for Boards in 2020?
The list includes a potential economic downturn, board diversity, corporate reputation, pay equity, cybersecurity, and corporate innovation.
Was GE’s New CFO a Risky Choice?
Carolina Dybeck Happe's background makes her an unusual choice to run finance at the struggling conglomerate, a research report suggests.
Acquirers Again Underperformed the Broader Market in 2019
Dealmakers' share-price performance trailed the MSCI World Index by five points, and deal volume sank as tensions left companies in wait-and-see mode.
Pension Plans’ Struggles Continue Despite Big Investment Gains
While 2019 was a banner year for returns, low interest rates prevented plan sponsors from meaningfully improving their funded states.
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Dec. 27
Mattel, Bed Bath & Beyond, Nielsen, BCG Partners, Akerna, Birks Group, Visteon, Western Health
Private Capital Aimed at Distressed Businesses in 2020
With a recession potentially looming, venture capital and private equity funds seek to pick up troubled assets from lenders on the cheap.
Buy, Build, Spin: How IAC Supercharges Shareholder Value
The media conglomerate most recently announced its plan to spin off its flagship Match Group to access the heightened value of a "pure play."
How CFOs Can Help Control Health Care Costs
CFOs should challenge HR leaders on whether employees can afford costlier benefits, promote provider differentiation, and negotiate health care contracts.
Threat of Health Care ‘Cadillac Tax’ Set to Vanish
Congress, White House include a repeal of the excise tax in 2020 funding legislation that's expected to be signed into law by Friday.