CNBC Global CFO Council


  • We see a steadily growing economy, says Kurt Kuehn, UPS CFO, sharing his thoughts on the future of retail and shipping. We think the big push is going to be local next day delivery, says Kuehn.

  • Euro strength still hurting business: DSM CFO Friday, 9 May 2014 | 3:47 AM ET

    The escalating euro continues to harm business, the chief financial officer of Royal DSM told CNBC, a day after the single currency took a beating.

  • What could drive home prices in the future Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Virtual reality and 3-D printing are going to change the home-buying and selling process in big ways, says Trulia CFO Sean Aggarwal.

  • Russia's MTS: 'Too early' to call impact of crisis Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 5:16 AM ET
    A guard stands outside a building held by pro-Russian separatists in Slovyansk, Ukraine

    The CFO of Russian telecoms company MTS said it is "too early" to judge the impact of the Ukraine crisis on its business.

  • Expect boost from new products: Ford CFO     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speak to Bob Shanks, Ford Motor Company executive vice president & CFO, about the factors that led to Ford's weak Q1 earnings and addresses Wall Street's concerns for the auto maker.

  • Can Modi lure foreign businesses to India? Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 7:11 PM ET
    Flower petals are thrown around Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi as he rides in an open jeep on his way to file nomination papers on April 9, 2014 in Vadodra, India.

    Global business leaders eyeing expansion into India will be closely watching the outcome of the country’s general elections due to conclude on May 16.

  • AT&T transforming customer base: CFO     Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    John Stephens, AT&T CFO, delves into Ma Bell's quarterly numbers and weighs in on the company's strategy to increase its wireless subscribers.

  • P&G Q3 profit rises     Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Jon Moeller, Procter & Gamble CFO, breaks down the company's third quarter results of $1.04 EPS ex-items on revenues of $20.56 billion and weighs in on where the company sees global growth.

  • PepsiCo's reports strong Q1 beat     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    It's the tie together of beverages and snacks that's working really well, says Hugh Johnston, PepsiCo CFO, discussing his company's quarterly numbers and sharing his thoughts on Pepsi's diverse global brand.

  • Politics won’t derail Thai markets: stock exchange Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:56 PM ET
    Anti-government protesters march through central Bangkok on March 29.

    Thailand's turbulent politics has shaken investor confidence, but the uncertainty won't derail the economy or the market, the Stock Exchange of Thailand's CFO said.

  • Tim Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, breaks down the banks Q1 earnings beat and explains how they are achieving consistent growth.

  • ADP to spin dealer services unit     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    Jan Siegmund, ADP CFO, discusses ADP's plans to spin-off its dealer services business and Moody's downgrade.

  • Building industry ripe for M&A? This CFO thinks so Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 2:57 AM ET

    Austrian brick maker Wienerberger is seeing a "cautious" recovery in 2014 and eyes North American acquisitions.

  • Rusal 'in very good shape' on debt repayments: CFO Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 2:37 AM ET
    Power plant chimneys stand beside a freight wagon yard at United Co. Rusal's alumina

    Russian aluminium group Rusal said on Thursday it was in "very good shape" and will be able to cope with its debt repayment schedule.

  • Still keen on eastern Europe: BNP Paribas CFO Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 2:29 AM ET

    BNP Paribas still plans to build on its presence in emerging Europe, even as it pulls back from Ukraine, the bank's CFO told CNBC.

  • This major lender sees India growth at 8% in 5 years Sunday, 23 Mar 2014 | 8:17 PM ET
    Vehicles sit in traffic at the Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India

    India's battered economy could return to its glory days of growth above 8 percent, the chief exec of one of India's largest lenders, told CNBC.

  • Gut check on the US economy: AT&T and ADP CFOs     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    Jan Siegmund, ADP CFO, and John Stephens, AT&T CFO, provide perspective on job creation and comments from Janet Yellen on interest rates. Market reaction was harsh, says Stephens, we are still at historically low rates. What we really want is economic growth.

  • AT&T CFO: We are not afraid of competition     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Comcast and Time Warner don't overlap in their distribution markets, says John Stephens, AT&T CFO, there may be a path for that to be accepted. The real question is when you combine that with their content holdings will that create a bottleneck that will impair the consumer.

  • Cisco, staying ahead in the cloud space: CFO     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    Frank Calderoni, Cisco CFO, discusses how the tech giant plans to positioning itself as a global leader in the big data space while dealing with cybersecurity concerns.

  • Sainsbury's ends 9-year run of sales growth Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:55 AM ET

    U.K. supermarket chain Sainsbury's reported a drop in sales in the final quarter of 2013, ending the group's nine straight years of positive sales.

About CNBC Global CFO Council

  • The broad scope of challenges facing the world’s top financial executives is unlike any other period in modern business history. CNBC has assembled an elite group of chief financial officers representing public and private companies from various major sectors, to share their frontline insights and unique views on key issues and challenges facing today’s CFOs.

CNBC Global CFO Council


  • Jan Siegmund, ADP CFO, and Bill Gerber, TD Ameritrade CFO, discuss how America's corporate leaders are viewing today's employment data and the current state of the U.S. economy.

  • Jon Moeller, Procter & Gamble CFO, breaks down P&G's quarterly numbers and discusses the company's cost-cutting measures.

  • UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn on CNBC's Squawk on the Street on his company's decision to stop deliveries for illegal online pharmacies and pay $40 million to end a Federal criminal probe into its shipping practices. Rival FedEx was in court today fighting similar charges.