More than 30 winners recognized at the 6th Annual CFO Innovation Awards

Rafael D. Consing, Jr., International Container Terminal Services, Inc. walked away with the CFO of the Year accolade at the gala ceremony of the 6th Annual CFO Innovation Awards held on Dec 7 at Marina Mandarin Singapore.

Four other CFOs also scooped awards in different categories such as finance transformation, FP&A, and Technology. They include: Jacqueline Chan of DBS Hong Kong, Janelle Suzanne Hopkins of Australia Post, Mohamad Yasin Bin Abdullah of Maybank Kim Eng Group, and Graham Knight of Satit Bilingual School of Rangsit University.

In addition, service providers were recognized as Partner of the Year for service excellence in categories including audit, tax advisory, risk management, F&A outsourcing, finance automation, F&A recruitment, and insurance. The winners include PwC, Grant Thornton, EY, BDO, KPMG, QBE, AIG, Marsh, Accenture, Fujitsu, and Hays Specialist Recruitment.

A total of nine projects received Editors’ Choice Award, which recognizes effective collaboration between CFOs and service providers.

The CFO Innovation Awards, inaugurated in 2012, recognize Asia's leaders in all aspects of financial management. Nominated and voted on by the readers of CFO Innovation, the awards provide an opportunity to celebrate excellence and network with hundreds of leading CFOs and their partner suppliers. The annual awards ceremony acknowledges not only chief financial officers and their teams, but also the firms that provide them with the services, support, and technologies that enable their success.

A full list of nominees, submission criteria and additional information about the awards is available at

Winners – 2017 CFO Innovation Awards

CFO of the Year Awards

CFO of the Year: Rafael D. Consing, Jr., International Container Terminal Services, Inc.

Excellence in Finance Transformation: Jacqueline Chan, DBS Hong Kong

Excellence in Finance Transformation: Janelle Suzanne Hopkins, Australia Post

Excellence in Financial Planning & Analysis: Mohamad Yasin Bin Abdullah, Maybank Kim Eng Group

Excellence in Technology: Graham Knight, Satit Bilingual School of Rangsit University

Partner of the Year Awards

Best in Audit Services (top-tier): PwC

Best in Audit Services (mid-tier): Grant Thornton

Best in Tax Advisory (top-tier): EY

Best in Tax Advisory (mid-tier): BDO

Best in Risk Management Advisory (top-tier): KPMG

Best in Risk Management Advisory (mid-tier): Grant Thornton

Best Trade Credit Insurance Provider: QBE

Best General Insurance Provider: AIG

Best Insurance Broker: Marsh

Best in Payroll Outsourcing: Accenture

Best in F&A Outsourcing: Accenture

Best in Finance Automation: Fujitsu

Best in F&A Recruitment: Hays Specialist Recruitment

Editors’ Choice Awards

Excellence in Cloud Transformation: Tata Consultancy Services & Malaysia Airlines

Excellence in Supply Chain Finance Transformation: The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi & PT Waskita Karya

Excellence in Budgeting Transformation: Anaplan & SMRT Corporation Ltd

Excellence in Analytics Transformation: Comminus & Daimler Financial Services Digital FC Team

Excellence in Treasury Management Transformation: CS Lucas & SMRT Corporation Ltd

Excellence in ERP Transformation: Epicor Software (SEA) & PT Tunas Ridean

Excellence in Planning & Forecasting Transformation: PMsquare & Sanofi

Excellence in Finance Automation: WorkFusion & Axis Bank

Best New Treasury Management Solution: DBS Treasury Prism, DBS Bank


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