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2014-01-22 08:26:50

-- Three out of four CFOs expect their firms to raise another fund of equal or greater value within next three years NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Confronted with numerous changes that affect their business model, most CFOs at private equity firms recognize that global regulation and compliance, as well as operational efficiency, are the top challenges facing their firms over the next two years, according to Navigating the headwinds, EY's inaugural global private...

2014-01-16 12:33:55

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ CM: ATTU), a leading provider of information availability software solutions, announced today that it will release its unaudited financial results for the three-month period and year ended December 31, 2013 on Thursday, January 30, 2014, before U.S. markets open. The Company will host a conference call with the investment community on Thursday, January 30th at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time...

2014-01-15 12:28:34

World Class Finance Organizations to Join Exclusive Gathering of CFOs, Senior Corporate Finance Execs at Premier Financial Technology Conference SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proformative, the pioneering leader in Enterprise Social Procurement(TM) for the office of the CFO, today announced the addition of three prominent finance organizations as newly added sponsors of ProformaTECH 2014, the premier technology conference for senior corporate finance-related...

2014-01-14 20:20:05

John Stapleton to become North America CFO DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors today named Chuck Stevens as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Jan. 15. He replaces Dan Ammann, who becomes company president on Jan. 15. Stevens was previously CFO of GM North America. In his new position, Stevens will be responsible for leading the company's financial and accounting operations on a global basis. He will report to Mary Barra, who becomes GM...

2014-01-13 12:26:24

More CFOs are focused on growing their companies than at any other time during the past two years NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-five percent of finance executives say their companies are focused on growth, according to the CFO Capital Confidence Barometer results released by EY, a leader in assurance, tax, transaction, advisory services and strategic growth markets. This is the highest figure since October 2011, when 61 percent were intent on growing. (Logo:...

2013-11-21 23:29:02

D’Amelio most recently was chief operating officer at the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association and previously was a principal at Vox Medica, Inc. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Ancero, one of the largest managed service providers in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced today the appointment of Yvonne D'Amelio as president and chief financial officer. D’Amelio joins Ancero on Nov. 1. She most recently was the chief operating officer for the prestigious...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'