CNBC Global CFO Council


  • CFOs warn on froth in US stocks, tech, bitcoin Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 9:24 AM ET

    Despite optimism over the state of the global economy, chief financial officers from around the globe are wary of asset valuations.

  • The demand for steel will pick up in the U.S. thanks to a pick-up in certain industries but there will be "pain " in Europe.

  • Financial services firms have been operating in a financial "Groundhog Day" of sorts for nearly five years – one that, at TD Ameritrade, has a direct impact on almost 50 percent of our revenue stream.

  • Germany might be growing and there are signs of stabilization in Europe, but it's nothing to "hang our hats on," the CFO of Deutsche Post DHL said.

  • The delay surrounding the European banking union needs to end if lenders are to shake off "the shackles on growth," the CFO of BNP Paribas told CNBC.

  • CFO Survey: Penalties are cheaper than health care Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 4:17 PM ET

    CNBC Global CFO Council says penalties are cheaper than providing health care.

  • DSM CFO: More price hikes in 2014 possible Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 2:36 AM ET

    Dutch food and chemicals group DSM on Tuesday reported solid earnings growth in the third quarter driven largely by acquisitions.

  • Business confidence booming: Global CFO survey Sunday, 27 Oct 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    Five years after the global financial crisis, chief financial officers from around the globe are seeing economic growth improving, according to a new CNBC survey.

  • CNBC expands the Global CFO Council Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 4:46 AM ET

    CNBC has expanded its Global CFO Council to Europe and Asia as 33 chief financial officers from major companies join the group.

  • Global CFO Council: DC policy not affecting us Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 8:28 AM ET

    CNBC’s exclusive Global CFO Council survey shows that the government shutdown and the Fed’s latest actions have not hit business, yet.

  • CFO Council survey: US economy holding the line Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    The latest results of our CNBC Global CFO Council indicate that the economy is puttering along and that current Fed policy is helping to create record highs in the market.

  • Global CFO Council survey: An improving US outlook Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    The U.S. economy is improving despite a few global uncertainties and mixed signals from the Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Global CFO Council Survey.

  • The future of finance: CFO     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    We are the best capitalized bank in the world, says Tom Naratil, UBS, CFO, discussing his company's earnings and providing an outlook on the challenges facing the banking giant, despite pending litigation risk.

  • Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, CFO of DSM, says that the company had a "solid quarter" in a challenging environment but there was "sluggish development" in the nutrition space.

  • Many are worried a short-term fix in Washington will not fix the lingering problems. TD Ameritrade CFO & EVP Bill Gerber, says "uncertainty is keeping businesses from figuring out where they're going to go."

  • CFOs on where real estate is headed     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Carol Tome, Home Depot CFO, and Timoth Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, provide insight on how the rise in interest rates is impacting the mortgage industry and overall housing market.

  • Global CFO survey reveals upbeat outlook     Sunday, 27 Oct 2013 | 8:28 PM ET

    35 CFOs from major companies shared their insights on business conditions in CNBC's exclusive Global CFO Council survey.

  • UPS delivers on Q3 earnings     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    UPS delivered in the third quarter thanks to e-commerce and international growth. Kurt Kuehn, UPS CFO, explains what drove the business.

  • P&G earnings 'right on track': CFO     Friday, 25 Oct 2013 | 7:12 AM ET

    Jon Moeller, Procter & Gamble CFO, breaks down the consumer products giant's third quarter results and weighs in on the pulse of consumer spending around the globe.

  • Ford beats Street expectations     Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Robert Shanks, Ford Motor Company CFO, tells CNBC's Phil LeBeau he feels very good about where Ford is headed and expects the company to be profitable by 2015. He also weighs in on CEO Alan Mulally.

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.