9 lessons from CFOs who lead
As CFO and general manager corporate services at Bank of South Pacific (BSP) in Fiji, Rajeshwar Singh CPA has to multitask, while overseeing the finance and human resources functions of the bank.
As vice-president of finance at the City Super Group in Hong Kong, Kim Tang CPA wants to deliver great financial results for the premium supermarket and retail chain, but not at the expense of ethics and integrity.
International money provider OFX completes A$23.7 billion in money transfers each year. As OFX's CFO, Selena Verth FCPA supports the business to deliver on its growth commitments.
As CFO, Broadway has to balance patient care with business sustainability. It's a difficult balance to achieve.
Formerly with Australia Post, Michael Tenace FCPA joined City of Melbourne as CFO in October 2018.
CFO Ralph Khoury FCPA is based in Dubai, where he runs the ruler over the numbers and strategies for the Middle East media and advertising operations of Omnicom Media Group and TBWA\RAAD.
As CFO of Sidra Medicine, a hospital in Qatar, Loretta Seamer FCPA is drawing on her passion for finance and helping people.
Waisale Iowane, CFO of Free Bird Institute, deftly negotiates two very different cultures. While the business is based in Fiji, its parent is in Japan, where the notion of "Fiji time" carries no truck.
Yvonne Chan FCPA, CFO of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, is not afraid to say no to fund requests, or put her hand up for help from others.
CFOs are the finance bridge between the operations, CEO and board of their organisation. They need analytical skills to discover information and interpret what it means plus social skills to work with stakeholders so the organisation benefits from their insights.
How do you make the move?