How the skill set for today’s CFO is changing

Hosted by Neil Amato

Scott Simmons is the managing director at Crist Kolder Associates, an executive search firm. Simmons focuses on searches for CFOs, chief operating officers, and corporate board members. He details the firm’s annual Volatility Report and shares insights on trends that will shape the C-suite of the future.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • Why turnover in the C-suite is historically high.
  • Advice for someone who would like to be a CFO one day.
  • How board involvement in CFO searches has changed over the years.
  • Details on how companies are expanding searches to a more diverse candidate pool.
  • Which universities are regularly producing future CEOs and CFOs.
  • Why global presence in the C-suite of large, U.S.-based companies is on the rise.

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