Vinay Couto (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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@example.com) 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).