cfo cfo

Definition(s):

  • (n) the corporate executive having financial authority to make appropriations and authorize expenditures for a firm

Usage(s):

  • In a recent YouTube management meeting I sat in on, Gideon Yu, late of Yahoo! and now cfo at YouTube, told Chad and Steve, "The finance team at Google has been pushing me really .

News

  1. Buchanan & Edwards CFO Named Finalist for 2013 CFO of the Year Award

    Carter Wood, Buchanan & Edwards CFO, has been selected as a Finalist for the Washington Business Journal’s 2013 CFO of the Year Awards (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10823402.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Nevsun CFO Resigns

    CEO will serve as acting CFO, too, while a replacement is sought.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. GE Capital CFO Jeff Bornstein To Become GE's CFO - Quick Facts

    GE Capital CFO Jeff Bornstein To Become GE's CFO - Quick Facts
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "As Google's CFO, George successfully navigated our innovative IPO, the regulatory demands of Sarbanes-Oxley, and the management challenges of scaling a global finance organization," CEO Eric Schmidt said in the press release.
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Eric Schmidt Source: TheStreet.com

  2. "We conducted a thorough global search for our new CFO because I wanted the right candidate for the job. We found that with Pavi Binning," said Zafirovski.
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Mike Zafirovski Source: TMCnet

  3. "As CFO, he advocated very questionable accounting practices that were not in the public interest," Mr. Grassley said earlier.
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Charles Grassley Source: Washington Times

Word of the Day
repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /