What’s the next step up for chief financial officers? While many in Asia are content to stay in finance, a growing number aspire to become CEOs. Drawing on the experience of two CFOs-turned-CEO, here are four strategies to reach that goal
One of the most important lessons I learned, writes Charles Holley, retired CFO of Walmart, is the power of asking questions and listening hard to what others had to say. Another tip: a strong IR team that has open access to the CFO and the CEO
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a commanding mandate in India, but he has yet to really wield it to accelerate economic and business reforms. Some individual states are now doing the heavy lifting with New Delhi's tacit approval
It was China’s fastest quarterly GDP growth in two years as a recovery in exports and strong real estate activity combined with rapid credit growth to boost the economy – but the failure to curb off-balance-sheet lending remains a big problem
South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan lead the world in Internet speed, allowing finance teams to do everything from processing payroll to creating forecasts online. But what about your units in China, India, Indonesia and the Philippines?