The Changing Role of the CFO

Holger Lindner, former CFO of Daimler SE Asia Pte Ltd, now a member of the Advisory Council at Singapore CFO Institute, talks to ACCA about his view on the changing role of the CFO. 

 

Hear Lindner talk about three external trends that are impacting the role of the CFO:

  • Globalization
  • Compliance and Governance
  • Sustainability

 

Additionally, Lindner discusses the importance of nurturing finance talent. The CFO needs to take an active role in searching for finance talent instead of just an after thought.

"People are the ones who will differentiate companies compared to the competition", he says.