The chief financial officer position was already being recalibrated before COVID-19 struck, however, the global pandemic demonstrated in real time how the CFO’s role goes far beyond the balance sheet. We spoke with industrial CFOs to find out how their roles are evolving, what they learned from the pandemic, and what the new definition of the CFO role could look like.
The COVID-19 crisis is adversely affecting the whole world and the utility industry has been no exception. Nevertheless, the industry is keeping essential services such as lighting, heating, water and waste collection going for us amid the pandemic while at the same time rapidly adapting to the changing conditions. Egon Zehnder discovered in recent video panels with CEOs of global utility companies the many opportunities for transformation within the sector. Some of the new measures have changed the industry for the better, and many are here to stay.
Egon Zehnder hosted a virtual meeting with CEOs in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction industry across a wide and diverse range of sectors, to gather their thoughts and insights as they navigate through these unchartered waters.
Leaders from six major industrial and manufacturing companies and groups operating in India gathered on a video call on March 13 to share how they were handling the crisis now, and how they were planning for what is to come.
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