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The Hot Seat 04 February, 2008 Bound by a crippling €17bn debt, many doubted Veolia Environnement would make it as an independent company in 2000. Eight years on, business is booming. CFO Jerôme Contamine tells Nigel...

Here's To The Finance Director 04 February, 2008 When FDE launched 15 years ago, finance professionals were slowly becoming the lynchpins of the corporate environment. Nigel Ash has been with FDE since the start. He looks back at 15 years...

Back On Course 04 February, 2008 Just five years ago, Atkins faced financial ruin; yet, today, it is eagerly charting a course for sustained growth. CFO Robert MacLeod tells Steve Coomber how he has redirected the company’s...

The Power Broker 01 August, 2007 Centrica's group finance director, Nick Luff, tells Barry Mansfield about his recent move to the...

Meet the Real Shareholders 01 August, 2007 Citizen shareholders are bringing new pressures to bear on a company. David Pitt-Watson explains what they want and how to keep them...

Break With the Budget 01 January, 2007 In a fundamental reassessment of what drives good performance, Statoil has abandoned traditional budgeting. Eldar Sætre and Bjarte Bogsnes explain why the budget is obsolete and reveal...

The Missing Link 01 January, 2007 International financial reporting standards have improved transparency but broken the link with accounting practice. Juergen Daum argues the case for international management accounting...

Profit from Performance 04 December, 2006 Do companies with world-class enterprise performance management deliver superior shareholder returns? James Creelman of The Hackett Group explains how they...

Expanding the Creative Remit 25 October, 2006 Hugh Stafford-Smith, MD of Maconomy, outlines the FD's struggle to make the creative teams aware of financial...

Cost-Cutting for the Elite 01 August, 2006 Companies have succeeded in reducing the cost of goods sold, but not of selling, general and administrative expenses. Scott Bohannon and Peter Whitehead of CFO Executive Board outline a...

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