CNBC Global CFO Council


  • Russia and China forming closer ties: Total CFO Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:50 AM ET

    U.S. and European sanctions against Russia are helping the nation form closer bonds with China, according to the CFO of Total.

  • CFOs: Inversions good for shareholders, patriotic Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    The latest CNBC Global CFO Council survey shows CFOs believe tax inversions are a good deal for shareholders and a justifiable move for companies.

  • Why Trulia now wants to rent you a home Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Apartment rentals are a market even more ripe for a new business model than the vacation rental space Airbnb upended, says Trulia's CFO.

  • Finance execs split on upcoming stock 'correction' Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 4:46 AM ET

    Lofty valuations in stocks and geopolitical tensions have left some chief financial officers wary of a sharp fall in share prices.

  • Frothy stock valuations have left some finance executives worried about the potential for an upcoming correction, the CFO Global Council survey showed.

  • George Quinn, CFO of Zurich Insurance Group, says he is concerned about the "direction of travel" for the government bond market.

  • Opportunities in EM stocks: CFO  Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Baris Oran, head of finance at Sabanci, says that while valuations of developed market stocks are high, there are still opportunities in emerging market equities.

  • Baris Oran, head of finance at Sabanci, says Turkey's economy needs to be more "resilient" to external risks such as tapering of asset purchases by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Bull vs bear: Are markets in for a correction?  Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    Mahendra Negi, CFO, Trend Micro and Pakorn Peetathawatchai, Chief Strategy and Finance Officer, Stock Exchange of Thailand, debate the possibility of an upcoming stock market correction.

  • Evraz fundraising falls short amid Russia tensions Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:41 PM ET
    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visits of the rail and beam shop of Evraz, Russia's largest steelmaker

    Russian steelmaker falls victim to the hostile environment facing the country's companies when it raised less than expected in a syndicated loan.

  • CFO's react to jobs report  Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    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.

  • P&G's quarterly results mixed  Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

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

  • BNP Paribas posts $5.7B loss after record US fine Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:57 AM ET
    The logo of the French bank BNP Paribas on June 24, 2014 in Lille, France.

    BNP Paribas' results were hit by a record U.S. fine in July, which helped tip the bank to a $5.76 billion loss in the second quarter.

  • UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn on UPS settlement  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    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.

  • UBS CFO on wealth management  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    Tom Naratil, UBS CFO, discusses robust growth in UBS's wealth management division.

  • Ford CFO: Will deliver 2015 Europe profit  Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to Bob Shanks, Ford Motor Company CFO, about the automaker's better-than-expected profits and performance in Europe.

  • Flextronics CFO: Pleased with Q1 results  Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 9:17 PM ET

    Christopher Collier, CFO of Flextronics, highlights sectors where the firm has exceeded expectations in the first quarter.

  • Norsk Hydro upbeat on aluminium despite miss Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    Norsk Hydro missed second-quarter earnings forecasts on Tuesday, but the company’s CFO was upbeat on the 2014 outlook for aluminium.

  • Why Indonesia needs to cut fuel subsidies  Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 8:47 PM ET

    Vera Eve Lim, CFO of Bank Danamon, says a cut in the government's fuel subsidy program needs to be done even if it means short-term pain.

  • Mortgages business great for Wells Fargo: CFO  Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    John Shrewsberry, Wells Fargo CFO, discusses the housing purchase market and how it impacts its mortgages business.

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


  • Hugh Johnson, PepsiCo CFO, breaks down the company's earnings beat amid currency volatility.

  • Kurt Kuehn, UPS CFO, breaks down the shipper's performance during the holiday season. Kuehn also expresses a bullish sentiment on the U.S. economy.

  • Robert Shanks, executive vice president & CFO, Ford Motor Company, discusses Ford's plans and how much of an issue Russia is to the company's growth. The company lost $350 million there last year.