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 / Spring 2005 / Issue 38(originally published by Booz & Company)


Not Your Father's CFO

Author Profiles:

Vinay Couto ([email protected]) is a vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton in Chicago. He works with Fortune 500 companies on restructuring their organizational models and business processes in response to major strategic shifts, such as acquisitions, spinoffs, and globalization.

Irmgard Heinz ([email protected]) is a vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton based in Munich. She works in the telecommunications, transportation, and energy industries, specializing in organizational, performance, and financial issues.

Mark J. Moran ([email protected]) is a vice president in Booz Allen Hamilton’s Cleveland office. A specialist in strategic leadership, he helps clients design and implement management systems that improve corporate performance.
This article is adapted from CFO Thought Leaders: Advancing the Frontiers of Finance, edited by Rob Norton, with an introduction by Vinay Couto, Irmgard Heinz, and Mark J. Moran (strategy+business Books, 2005). To learn more or order a copy, click here.
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  1. Paul F. Kocourek, Christian Burger, and Bill Birchard, “Corporate Governance: Hard Facts about Soft Behaviors,” s+b, Spring 2003; Click here.
  2. Kris Frieswick, “Hard Times: Why Finance Executives Are Overworked and Under Stress,” CFO, Nov. 1, 2004; Click here.
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