Nenad Pacek, president of MEA Business Group, said: "We wanted to examine how CFOs
of leading Emirati and Saudi companies have seen their roles and responsibilities change in recent years and their relationship with other C-suite peers."
The Search is open to the CFO
of any company operating in the Philippines, whether local or foreign-owned, and privately held or publicly listed.
The the first quarter "2019 CNBC CFO
Survey" conducted by the CNBC Global CFO
Council revealed that not a single CFO
from North America believes there will be a recession this year.
are playing a crucial role in digital investments.Three-quarters of the financial services CFOs
surveyed are leading efforts to improve efficiency through the adoption of digital technologies and exploring how disruptive new technologies could benefit their organization.
The biggest challenge for CFOs
will be recruiting or training the talent to understand how to collect data and gain insight from data.
of the Year categories honor career successes and nominee contributions in other areas of corporate management.
The annual search, which is enticing local or foreign-owned and privately held or publicly listed companies operating in the Philippines to nominate their CFO
Technology up-gradation (23 percent) and analytics solutions (17 percent) continue to dominate the CFOs
agenda due to the increasing importance of technology and analytics for decision making and strategy of the organisation.
Caption: Alexander Sotelo, CFO
, Open Education; Maria Murillo, CFO
, LATAM Region, Microsoft.
The executive search consultants Russell Reynolds Associates recently analyzed the career patterns of all Fortune 100 CFOs
to investigate experiences and underlying capabilities of these professionals on their way to the top (http://bit.ly/lkpeRD8).
According to the preliminary findings of the CFO
Strategies Index GCC 2014, regional CFOs
demonstrated a clear confidence in the use of technology to further their strategic objectives, with only seven per cent citing the availability of technology as the main challenge in their role.
Ahead of the CFO
Strategies Forum, an example of this is given by Microsoft Arabia CFO
, Sadrul Khan, who gives an insight into just how far the knowledge economy has influenced regional financial leadership, by explaining how one of the most prioritised technologies by CFOs
in the region is social platform monitoring IT.