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Effective Teams Start with an Authentic Leader

Brandon Sink, CFO of Lowe's, values the interactions he has with employees across all levels of the company. His extensive career in home improvement began with Deloitte, where he first served as Lowe's external auditor. He later joined Lowe's as the Director of Corporate Accounting and eventually took on the role of Vice President and Corporate Controller. Brandon and I sat down for a conversation about his journey to CFO, what he's learned along the way and how he builds and mentors the finance team. He shares practical advice for balancing a demanding job with his family and offers guidance for aspiring CFOs.

The CFO Effect

Strong finance leadership plays a key role, not just as a guardian of processes, but also a driver of strategy and influence on culture.

How the CFO Position Continues to Evolve

Egon Zehnder consultants Ângela Pêgas and Bruno Carrasco believe considering potential is just as important as technical skills when hiring for a CFO.

The New Playbook of CFOs: Competencies, Skills, and Potential

CFOs embrace multifunctional roles as new competencies in the CFO playbook and hiring demands more than technical expertise.

Executive Recruiters Pull Off Another Remarkable Year, Remain Bullish for 2023

Egon Zehnder's Chair Michael & CEO Ed, said "Our impressive financial results for FY 2022 are a testament to our unwavering commitment to our clients."

Economic Uncertainty, Tighter Consumer Budgets and Labor Shortage

Discover how CFOs and NEDs are planning for the end of this year into 2023 as they tackle inflation, a sporadic supply chain and a labor shortage.

Adapting the Board to New Paradigms: The Example of Web3

For Web3 businesses, finding executive talent is just half of the battle. Building a board of directors who have the experience, capabilities, and mindsets to operate in new, rapidly changing and sometimes decentralized environments is a major challenge for CEOs and founders alike. There are three key elements Web3 businesses should look for in board members.

The Future of Retail

Retail companies have been permanently changed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Consumer behaviors have shifted, employees have embraced different ways of working and investors continue to seek guidance, even though each quarter has become harder to predict. We gathered a group of CFOs from major retail companies to share how they’re tackling these new challenges and how they see the CFO role evolving.

Reprogramming Fintech Talent in Turkey

To remain competitive in the fintech industry, companies will need to adapt their talent strategy as the environment and conditions around them change.

Leading Through the Unexpected

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.

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