Economy & Markets

How and How Much? Study Examines CFO Compensation in 2014

A recent study conducted by Mercer, a global consulting firm, analyzed compensation for CFOs in 159 companies with in S&P’s 500. Futures for CFOs are bright, as salary increased a median 6.7% in 2014, up from 5.6% in 2013. Median pay increased to $624,000 among companies surveyed. All payment elements increased, from short-term incentives (by …

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What CFOs Fear Most in 2015

Advisory firm Grant Thorton recently released the results of its bi-annual survey of CFOs nationwide. 912 CFOs and comptrollers responded to the questions, which ranged from the state of the economy to increases and changes in regulation. Here’s what you need to know.

Procter & Gamble Co.Faces Currency Challenges

Procter & Gamble Co. released upsetting results for their fourth-quarter, following currency fluctuations. CFO Jon Moeller appeared on CNBC to discuss the consumer product company’s quarterly results and the impending currency challenges. Before the opening bell, P&G reported adjusted quarterly earnings of $1.06 a share, falling seven cents below the $1.13 consensus estimates. The company …

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Citigroup’s CFO John Gerspach in Hot Water

John Gerspach, CFO of Citigroup, was the topic of much conversation during a recent episode of CNBC’s “Halftime Report.” Analyst Mike Mayo has been tracking the CFO’s progress ever since Gerspach was brought on board as CFO in 2009. After the show aired, many were forced to recall the time in 2013 when Citigroup was …

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