The Most-Read CFO Stories of 2020

Lavern Vogel

Which of the far more than 1,100 stories we released in 2020 are worthy of a second read (possibly even a 3rd)? The pursuing 10 content and columns healthy the bill. They were being the most extensively read stories on CFO and are presented listed here in no distinct buy. Together, they form a portrait of a tumultuous twelve months.

Disaster Management: The Overlooked Management Skill

Here are 5 approaches to increase up to the obstacle of leading the troops even though matters are slipping aside.

Great CFO/Negative CFO

There is a stark distinction among an successful finance chief and an ineffective 1. Here are the major differences.

Is COVID-19 a Triggering Party for Impairment Tests?

At the time organizations are equipped to assess impacts on true and forecasted outcomes, they ought to look at whether these types of impacts stand for a triggering function.

Anatomy of a Shorter-Seller Attack

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2020 CFO Departures and Arrivals

Lavern Vogel

CFOs this year performed a critical function in navigating their organizations via a world wide economic disaster. The expanding strain intensified the spotlight on finance chiefs, and numerous CFOs still left their posts more than the very last twelve months. Some joined new organizations, some others pursued new chances. Their spots ended up taken, in some conditions, by executives promoted to the prime finance location. The next ended up some of the much more notable CFO departures (and arrivals) of the past twelve months.

January 2020

Luis Visoso was named finance main of Amazon World wide web Services (AWS). Visoso, who has headed finance for Amazon’s globally purchaser phase considering the fact that 2018, joined the enterprise from Cisco the place he was senior vice president of company, engineering, and money functions. Ahead of to that he put in 23 many years at Procter & Gamble. Visoso will take more

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Charitable guidance to close out 2020

Lavern Vogel

As we technique the close of 2020, most of us will spend time reflecting on what a astonishing and, of course, unprecedented, calendar year it is been. We have witnessed and professional unimaginable hardships in our communities and throughout the nation and entire world.

Of the many things I have uncovered this calendar year, this lesson sticks out to me the most: When situations are tough, folks increase to the celebration. I have observed this in our health care specialists and crucial staff. I have observed it in the many amazing nonprofits serving communities through the pandemic. And as President of Vanguard Charitable, I have observed it between our donors, who have damaged granting records this calendar year, and who tell me how vital it is to them to help in a meaningful way.

With all which is happened, so many of us want to help in any way we

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