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Next Generation of CFO/GFD Development Presentation


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Next Generation of CFO/GFD Development Presentation, Mark Freebairn Head CFO Practice Odgers Berndtson

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Next Generation of CFO/GFD Development Presentation

  1. 1. Next Generation of CFO/GFD<br />Development Presentation<br />Mark Freebairn<br />Head CFO Practice<br />Odgers Berndtson<br />
  2. 2. What will the CFO role look like?<br />Broader – CFO now the established commercial conscience<br />Commercial and Strategic – CFO often takes on operational responsibility<br />Evolving – growth to cost management. And back again? (please!)<br />External – financing/refinancing/shareholders<br />International – global marketplace<br />And what can that lead too……?<br />
  3. 3. Career Objectives<br />Back to Front – not Opportunistic<br />Plc/Private Equity<br />Group/Op Co<br />Finance/General Management<br />NED Roles<br />
  4. 4. Positioning Yourselves<br />Internal/External Applications<br />The boxes to tick - Operational, Group, IR, M&A, Int’l etc<br />CEO/Audit Chair/Chairman<br />External Advisors - Lawyers/Accountants/Brokers<br />Exposure to the NED’s<br />
  5. 5. Headhunters<br />Odgers, Spencer Stuart, Heidrick & Struggles, Egon Zehnder, Russell Reynolds, Whitehead Mann, JCA, Zygos, Miles Partnership, MWM Consulting, Korn/Ferry, Inzito<br />The CFO Practices and how to use them<br />Networking Events – Lunches/Dinners/Breakfasts<br />