New Features information at Finance Director Europe New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Finance Director Europe FDE, in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover, launches its latest episode looking at Global Mobility In our latest episode Darina Ivanova, FDE TV presenter, heads to the European offices of Jaguar Land Rover to speak with their general manager of fleet and business Europe, Simon Dransfield. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:32:00 GMT Ascend to the cloud - Dirk Neelis on Transavia’s digital evolution In a sector that has changed significantly over the past few years, Transavia is going through a fundamental digital evolution, migrating a number of key systems and processes to the cloud. At the Q1 2017 Finance Director Europe Amsterdam briefing – … Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:00:00 GMT New FDE TV Episode – Impact of IFRS16 In this episode of FDE TV, presenter Darina Ivanova travels to Paris to the global headquarters of ALD Automotive, a division of Société Générale. Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:58:00 GMT Corporate governance best practice scrutinised in latest FDE TV episode In this episode of FDE TV, we have come to the Corporate Governance forum in London hosted by University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School (, looking at the recent scandals, new, most crucial, challenges emerging for the corp… Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:05:00 GMT Episode 1 of FDE TV Season 3 is out! International expatriate management with Generali and Rezidor Hotel Group. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:42:00 GMT New FDE TV episode – 'Recent Biogen investment into Canton of Solothurn' FDE TV has travelled to Solothurn to witness the biggest investment in the region by Biogen. Thu, 15 Dec 2016 19:00:00 GMT Lithuania: land of opportunity As Great Britain is beginning to look like less of an investment hot spot because of Brexit, companies are venturing into other parts of the globe. Finance Director Europe speaks with Antanas Guoga, Pro-European Union MEP from Lithuania and public CI… Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:56:00 GMT The good fight – the drug development pipeline with Jesper Brandgaard In the battle against diabetes, continued investment in R&D, and a business culture focused on driving change through innovation, education and collaboration is essential. Finance Director Europe talks to Jesper Brandgaard, the CFO of leading diabete… Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT The need for Ai in Mobile P2P software Current mobile purchase-to-pay (P2P) software is simply not intelligent enough to cope with the demands of the market. The associated signature-based internal controls are also too bureaucratic. Duncan Jones, senior technology analyst at Forrester, t… Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:46:00 GMT Closing the loopholes – base erosion and profit shifting Tax avoidance may not be illegal but it has severe consequences for national governments and their public-spending policies. Jim Banks speaks to Pascal Saint-Amans, director of tax policy at the OECD, which, along with the G20, has been busy finding … Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:00:00 GMT In the right area – the latest on SEPA Two years after it was introduced, the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) has had a truly transformative effect on the European payments landscape. Patrick Kingsland speaks to Javier Santamaría, chair of the European Payments Council, about improving t… Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT Transform and disrupt – FDE briefing At a recent FDE briefing in Zurich, the discussion centred on how companies can best approach change and transformation. Keynote speaker Imran Nawaz, SVP finance Europe for Mondelez International, highlighted and shared the lessons learned since laun… Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT The intelligent workforce – robotic process automation Whether it’s improving staff morale or reducing costs and error rates, the increasing role that robotics can play in various elements of one’s operations can have a major impact on a company’s business processes and beyond. Patrick Kingsland hears fr… Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT Governance in the digital age – Julia Graham The explosion of business opportunities opening up as a result of the digital revolution is on a different scale to any development in living memory. This is not news: businesses are fully aware and are rightly investing in the resources to turn oppo… Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT Live the digital dream – FDE briefing At a recent FDE briefing in London, produced in partnership with Dell Financial Services, the financing arm of Dell EMC, keynote speaker Bill Castell, CFO of corporate banking at Barclays, gave a personal reflection of the opportunities digitalisatio… Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT Exit plan – what does Brexit mean for CFOs? As of 2015, the UK was ranked third globally in direct foreign investment. However, since its citizens voted to leave the European Union in June, significant questions have been raised as to whether that position is sustainable. Greg Noone talks to T… Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT Fit for purpose – ISS's Christian Lindskov Alsø on fleet mobility The employees of Denmark’s ISS are a common sight at many global companies, delivering the company’s outsourced services across security, cleaning, catering and many other vital facilities. To do their jobs, they need vehicles – lots of them. James L… Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT Assets to ashes, data to dust – Gartner's Rob Schafer on legacy systems With any digital transformation project comes the need to dispose of obsolete legacy systems. But IT asset disposition that protects data, the environment and all-important brand reputation, while ensuring value for money, is far from an easy task. S… Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT A challenging new world – CFO insight from FDE’s London briefing CFOs are assuming broader roles as companies adapt to an increasingly digital world. That was the keynote message at a recent dinner briefing in the Andaz Hotel, London, hosted by Finance Director Europe in association with Genpact. Steve Dunkerley s… Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:54:00 GMT Global workers – Total Group’s expatriate management Effective expatriate management is a cornerstone of the globalised economy, with international businesses operating all over the world. This is particularly so for upstream oil and gas operators that search for new hydrocarbon reserves in unconventio… Tue, 05 Jul 2016 13:17:00 GMT