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Your CEO Flew the Coop. Now What?

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Steve Jobs’s recent announcement of his departure as CEO of Apple got me thinking about some of my past experiences with turnover at the top. When the CEO leaves, it affects the CFO more than other C-suiters. The finance chief is challenged with safeguarding company assets, maintaining a professional perspective, and providing insight and support to customers, shareholders, and employees, who will be rightly concerned about the potential impact to the company as well as themselves. Whether the CEO’s exit brings grief or relief, it is necessary to maintain organizational focus and come to terms with the management change... Read More

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