CFO Perspective

COVID-19 Pandemic: Changes To A CFO’s Responsibilities & Expectations

Fatihah Ramzi, DigitalCFO Asia | 24 May 2022 Kelly StanleyChief Financial Officer – Asia, Middle East & Africa, Mercer Businesses and individuals had to adjust to a new method of operation and work in the midst of official lockdowns and social distancing at the commencement of the global COVID-19 pandemic.…

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CFO Perspective: 3 Things You need to know in Finance Transformation for Consolidation

Qinthara Fasya, DigitalCFO Asia | 14 April 2022 When it comes to month-end reporting, CFOs & finance leaders often have to worry about all manners of reporting obligations. They have to clamber to collect all the data, ensure inputs are accurate, and handle the close and consolidation process by the…

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CFO defined: Philip Tan, CFO, IMC Industrial Group

Shalini Shukla, DigitalCFO Asia | 5 April 2022 Phillip TanCFO, IMC Industrial Group In his capacity as a finance leader, Philip Tan, CFO of IMC Industrial Group has strived to achieve alignment of financial, business and operations planning for the past two decades. Closely partnering with the business, Philip has…

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Women In Finance: It’s time to close the gender gaps and stereotypes

Qinthara Fasya, DigitalCFO Asia | 8 March 2022 It’s 2022, do these gender stereotypes still exist?This International Women’s Day, DigitalCFO Asia speaks with remarkable Women in Finance to find out their point of view on this topic As the nature of labor changes across the world as a result of…

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DCFO IWD Series: The female CFO – the right mix of numbers of empathy

Cassandra Chen – CFO of Beamtree Holdings (ASX:BMT) | 7 March 2022 Cassandra Chen CFO of Beamtree Holdings In Australia, gender diversity in the board room still needs a lot of work – despite making up 50% of the Australian workforce, only 1 in 5 Australian CEOs are women. And…

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DCFO IWD Series: Empathy and bravery can help CFOs forge a path forward for talent

By Frances Xu, CFO, TBWA\ China | 4 March 2022 Frances XuChief Financial Officer, TBWA, China I’ve had the privilege of having many wonderful women around me during my 20+ years in finance. Since my days in auditing, where my direct line manager was a high performer in the entire…

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Transforming The Traditional CFO; Diversifying The Workplace & Business Strategy Tips

Fatihah Ramzi, DigitalCFO Asia | 3 March 2022 Mette Ingeman PedersenGroup Chief Financial Officer, Saxo Bank Finance professionals must boost effectiveness and flexibility to thrive in today’s fiercely competitive business market, especially if their business objectives include driving critical change and digitalization to keep up with increasing growth, offering new…

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ASEAN Chief Finance Officers to Discuss the Important Role of CFOs in Rebuilding the Region’s Corporate Financing

DigitalCFO Newsroom | 12 November 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and these are even more prominent factors in ASEAN as companies strive to rebuild businesses with higher resilience around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As stewards of over US$14 trillion a…

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From fiduciary to visionary, CFOs should consider themselves as change agents for their organisations: Ayelet Rotblat

Qinthara Fasya | 20 October 2021 Ayelet RotblatCFO of SAP Southeast Asia Regardless of industry – be it pharmaceutical or automotive – organizations throughout the world have realized the need to become more flexible, resilient, and sustainable during the last year. They had to rethink and alter their fundamental business…

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Look Inwards to Expand Outwards: Timothy Williams

Overcoming pandemic-related obstacles mean more than hurling hurriedly developed technology solutions at them. Regional Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of FCM Travel Timothy Williams shares the need for businesses to have a comprehensive long-term strategy more than anything else. Tatiyana Emylia | 13 October 2021 Timothy WilliamsChief Financial Officer (CFO) of…

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