CNBC Global CFO Council


  • 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.

  • Mortgage businesses terrific: WFC CFO     Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 3:10 PM ET

    Despite beating earnings estimates this morning, mortgage applications revenue plunged due to rising rates. Timothy Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, says the mortgage business is not the only one at Wells Fargo.

  • UBS CFO on Nasdaq chaos     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    Tom Naratil, UBS Group CFO, discusses last week's trading glitch at the Nasdaq and provides perspective on the damage done and how the exchanges can prevent this from occurring again.

  • CNBC Global CFO Council Survey: More Corp Spending Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    Despite stellar earnings and record high stock markets, the overall economic picture remains stable perhaps with some modest improvements, according to the CNBC survey.

  • How Cisco Keeps Its Silicon Valley Swagger     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:15 AM ET

    Frank Calderoni, Cisco CFO, weighs in on how the tech giant is maintaining its competitive edge, Fed policy, and corporate tax reform.

  • How an Airline CFO Eases Its Pain at the Pump Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 2:11 PM ET
    John Rainey

    Jet fuel is United Continental's biggest expense, and John Rainey's plan to manage those costs includes everything from careful hedging to electric vehicles on the tarmac.

  • Getting There, Staying There     Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    Tom Kennedy, CFO, Hilton Worldwide, and John Rainey, United Continental Holdings, discuss the outlook for travel and lodging this summer. With Doug Dachille, First Principles Capital Management.

  • Larry Koehler, HighTower Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 2:53 PM ET
    Larry Koehler

    Larry Koehler is chief financial officer at HighTower.

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