CNBC Global CFO Council


  • 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

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

  • 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

    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

    Larry Koehler is former chief financial officer for HighTower.

  • Tom Kennedy

    Tom Kennedy is former executive vice president and chief financial officer for Hilton Worldwide.

  • Dominic Caruso

    Dominic Caruso is Johnson & Johnson's vice president, finance, and CFO and is a member of the Executive Committee.

  • Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group, Founder and Chairman

    United Continental CFO John Rainey responds to accusations made Tuesday on "Squawk Box" by Richard Branson that United waged an airfare price war to damage Virgin America.

  • UPS: Delivering Corporate Responsibility

    Kurt Kuehn, CFO of UPS, discusses his company's $250 million investment in alternative technologies for vehicles.

  • CFOs expect to see a modest improvement in the economy over the next six months but not much of a dent in employment. Read the full results of the CNBC Global CFO Council.

  • If you want to know how important the role chief financial officer will be playing in the corporate and investing worlds, look no further than Apple.

  • The traditional view of a chief financial officer is a bean counter focused on company finances. But the finance function is transforming from being known for saying 'no' to big projects to taking a role in growth and development.

  • Consider chief financial officers as the ones manning the front lines in the battle against black swans.

  • The American corporate tax system is a paradox. Comprehensive corporate tax reform sounds good politically, but is difficult to do in practice.

  • With debt cheap and plenty of cash on the books, companies are primed to make deals when they are good and ready.

  • With approximately 1.2 Trillion dollars in cash sitting on the books of non-financial firms, CFOs need to ensure their cash is efficiently deployed. Is it possible with all of this liquidity?

  • Breaking Down Procter & Gamble's Results

    Jon Moeller, CFO of Procter & Gamble, discusses his company's earnings, and provides insight on consumer sentiment and business overseas.

  • Ford CFO: Great Quarter for North America

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks to Ford CFO Robert Shanks about the auto giant's earnings and where the company is headed. It was a "great quarter for North America," he says.

  • Measuring Global Growth and Trade

    Kurt Kuehn, UPS CFO; and Robert Shanks, Ford Motor Company executive vice president & CFO, provide their perspective on the outlook on business and the economy.

  • Financials in Focus: CFOs - Part 1

    William Gerber, TD Ameritrade CFO; Tom Naratil, UBS CFO and Timothy Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, share their perspective on the impact of regulations on global banking competition.

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.