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Navigating Market Volatility and Uncertainty with Predictive Planning
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Navigating Market Volatility and Uncertainty with Predictive Planning

The world is changing faster and with more volatility than ever before. On top of the pandemic, business leaders must now be prepared to navigate inflationary uncertainty, recessionary pressures, rising geopolitical tensions, and more. With millions of dollars at stake, businesses must adapt their forecasting methods to incorporate these external factors, or risk being blindsided by changing market conditions. Find your path forward amidst the volatility with the combination of global macroeconomic data, market-validated forecasts, and “what-if” scenarios. In this session, you will learn how to: Quantify the impact of these economic factors, and more, on your future performance Identify…

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Maximizing Financial Resilience in the Face of a Downturn
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Maximizing Financial Resilience in the Face of a Downturn

Outlining what steps teams need to take before a financial crisis hits, to shore up defenses and minimize its impact on their organization Explaining which technology investments will deliver the greatest impact in an uncertain economy Delivering insight into why finance leaders should embrace artificial intelligence and machine learning to support their teams’ decision making Explaining the mindset required to advocate for change in a challenging environment — Adriana Carpenter Chief Financial Officer Emburse As CFO of Emburse, Adriana is responsible for financial strategy, accounting, treasury, payroll, and financial reporting, planning and analysis. Adriana has 30 years of finance and…

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Panel: Transformation of the Finance Function
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Panel: Transformation of the Finance Function

How is the role of the Finance leader and the Finance team changing within organizations today, and what is driving that change? Discussing the Finance executive as a major contributor to value creation. How do we generate competitive advantage and support all facets of the business to succeed? Comparing and contrasting different ways we can bring value partnering to our companies. What should we keep in mind as we choose the methodology that will work best for us? Talking about the ongoing struggle to identify, attract, develop, and retain talent — Tom Hood, CPA, CGMA EVP – Business Engagement and…

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The Power of the Portfolio
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The Power of the Portfolio

VF Corporation owns and manages a highly intentional portfolio of active-lifestyle brands in the areas of outdoor, active, workwear and streetwear, with each brand playing a specific role. VF actively manages its portfolio with a systematic approach to evaluating strategic, ownership and financial parameters. The company’s globally integrated business backbone and strategic capabilities support consistent, sustainable and profitable growth across its brand portfolio Operating model choices drive speed and agility while at the same time ensuring scale and leverage — Matt Puckett EVP and CFO VF Corporation Puckett, 47, recently marked his 20th anniversary with VF. He joined the company…

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Fireside Chat: Finance Talent in an Age of Upheaval
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Fireside Chat: Finance Talent in an Age of Upheaval

Identifying, attracting, developing, and retaining top talent has always been challenging, and things have only become more complicated during the pandemic and as more and more people embrace new ways of working. What are we doing differently to understand our people’s wants and needs, support them in their personal and professional lives, and lead them effectively and productively in the new business realities we all face? Exploring how technology is changing both how we work and how we communicate, coordinate, and collaborate work. Where is this trend going in Finance, and what should we as leaders be doing to stay…

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The CFO Role in the ESG Evolution

Sharing foundational CFO leadership principles essential to leading in times of transformation Demonstrating how ESG performance is a competitive advantage for Honeywell Discussing the Finance leaders’ role in this evolution in terms of delivering on ESG, complying with ESG, and communicating the organization’s ESG story Offering best practices to reinforce how the Finance team drives performance in ESG and other transformative areas — Greg Lewis Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Honeywell, International Since joining Honeywell in 2006, Greg has held a series of finance leadership roles. Most recently, he was Vice President of Corporate Finance, where he…

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