CNBC Global CFO Council


  • 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.

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

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

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

  • Federal Reserve Building

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

  • Corporate boardroom

    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.

  • 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

    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.

  • 'Sluggish' development in nutrition area: DSM CFO

    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.

  • Probably going to get temporary fix: TD Ameritrade CFO

    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

    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

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

  • UPS delivers on Q3 earnings

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

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.