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 unconventional and hostile environments, while trying to keep their employees committed, healthy and safe. Jean-Remi Bur, Total Group’s head of employee benefits, employer liabilities and international mobility, tells Finance Director Europe about the challenges of managing thousands of expats.
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 speaks to six leading European CFOs to discuss this idea in more detail and see how these challenges can be addressed.
Change for gen Y – Oracle and FDE roundtable
When talking about digital transformation in finance, there’s more to consider than technology. At a roundtable dinner hosted by Finance Director Europe in conjunction with Oracle on 26 April at London’s Grosvenor House, finance leaders from a variety of industries spoke about how digital transformation and cultural change in finance are related.
Shape the future – the FDE dinner briefing
Recent disruptions to global business have focused finance functions on the future by establishing a comprehensive future-ready framework or operating model that is underpinned by operational and strategic elements. Finance leaders gathered at a dinner briefing in London on 21 April – hosted by Finance Director Europe, in association with WNS – to reflect on their future-readiness, and how actionable intelligence, talent and technology can shape finance.
Finance in a digital world – Jens Madrian
This article first appeared as a blog post by Jens Madrian, CFO and CCO of London-based Reactive Technologies. Madrian writes about the changing role of finance in the digital landscape, and the importance of looking beyond efficiency and cost savings in the development of a transformation strategy.