DigitalCFO Asia Singapore Symposium 2022 – The Redefined CFO: The Path to Becoming The CFO Of The Future

DigitalCFO Newsroom | 27 May 2022

  • Held on 19 May 2022, this Symposium addresses how pivotal the roles of CFOs are in organizations during the ongoing revolution of finance transformation
  • The Symposium had more than 50 finance professionals in attendance and some from notable companies such as PSA International, Stamford American International School, Traveloka, Danone Asia, ECCO Asia Pacific and CBRE. 

DigitalCFO Asia hosted this exclusive event to discuss how CFOs are now expected to go beyond the finance function and steer the entire business operations into digitally-driven progress by making each department understand the role of technology, automation, and collaboration.

The panel included industry experts such as Haider Manasawala, Regional Finance Director, Chevron Singapore, Charlie Cheah, Director, Sales & Services, Esker Document Automation Asia Pte Ltd, Alvin Ip, CFO of Aspire, Richard Hyler, CFO of Nutrition Technologies, Lay See Tan, CFO of Shiok Meats, Xuehui Chiu, CFO, SAP ANZ, Himashi Soriano, APAC Managing Director, Association for Financial Professionals, Shian Goh, Finance Director, Teckwah Industrial Corporation Pte Ltd and Pankaj Kabra, Senior Vice President, Finance, Traveloka.

The symposium discussed the role of CFOs in the digital revolution in the finance function, the risks and opportunities in finance function automation as well as trends that are shaping the future of finance function. On top of that, the speakers touched on technologies and tools that make up the modern finance transformation processes. 

The symposium also addressed extending the role of finance by collaborating and aligning the business and operations team. Along with that, the difference between data-informed decision-making and data-driven decision-making process were also discussed. Last but not least, the symposium mentioned the things that can be done for companies to pivot from traditional to digital finance.

More than 50 finance professionals attended the symposium and it received notable attendees from PSA International, Stamford American International School, Traveloka, Danone Asia, ECCO Asia Pacific and CBRE.