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2014-07-08 16:26:57

Bay Area general contractor, Build Group's CFO Jason Berry was nominated as one of the Top CFOs of the Year in the Bay Area. SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Berry, CFO and Principal of Build Group, Inc. and affiliates was honored as a finalist at the San Francisco Business Times' CFO of the Year Awards in the Non-Public Company category. Jason was honored, on June 5(th) at the Westin St. Francis Hotel along with other CFOs in the Bay Area including, Tesla Inc.,...

2014-06-09 12:34:41

TORONTO, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Softchoice, a leading North American technology solutions and services provider, announced today the appointment of Simon Parmar as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance. Mr. Parmar comes to Softchoice from the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI) where he served as Managing Director and Divisional President. "Simon's background and experience give him a holistic approach to business - spanning the areas of strategy, planning and...

2014-05-13 23:06:28

Finance & technology experts working on the front line of the payments industry will gather at the Payments Innovation Summit in Chicago this June to explore and discuss the latest trends and innovations that are moving the sector forward. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The payments industry has dramatically changed in the last 10 years due to the ever-changing technology that is becoming increasingly available. Not only is money becoming digitized, but also many job roles are being...

2014-05-06 23:04:16

CFO’s Corporate Performance Management West Summit in San Diego will bring together leading senior finance executives to discuss the latest developments and innovations within corporate performance management. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The CPM Innovation West Summit provides an exclusive platform for leading finance executives to gain insight from Fortune 500 companies into how they are modernizing traditional CPM methods with the implementation of innovative technologies and...

2014-04-29 23:01:20

Treasury, finance & risk leaders will gather at the two-day Treasury Management Summit on July 10 & 11 in Boston. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The end goal for most treasury management departments is to optimize their company’s liquidity, raise capital and manage financial risks. The improving, but volatile economic outlook has made this an increasingly challenging task. The Treasury Management Summit will bring together leaders and innovators for two days of cutting edge...

2014-04-16 23:04:40

vcfo is pleased to announce that Senior Executive Patrick Green has joined the firm. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 vcfo, a leading professional services firm offering financial, recruiting and human resource solutions, announced that Pat Green has joined the firm as a Consulting CFO. Based in Denver, Pat brings more than 25 years of success and experience building strong teams to execute complex strategic and operational plans in a variety of fast-paced environments. He will provide...

2014-03-25 08:30:21

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calithera Biosciences, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel cancer therapeutics, today announced the appointment of William D. Waddill as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective April 1, 2014. As CFO, Mr. Waddill will provide input on corporate strategy and oversee all corporate financial matters, including financial planning and reporting, as well as investor...

2014-03-19 23:26:14

Three-times-weekly podcast with today’s most successful & inspiring CFO thought leaders garners iTunes’ coveted “New & Noteworthy” listing Pleasantville, New York (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 CFO Thought Leader, a podcast featuring firsthand accounts by finance leaders who are driving change within their organizations, has just been released and is available to listeners for subscription on iTunes, Stitcher and http://www.cfothoughtleader.com. The CFO Thought Leader podcast is...

2014-03-14 20:21:15

First Of Its Kind Digital Content Partnership Programme To Place Strong Emphasis On Social NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Economist Group announced the re-launch of the group's award winning GE Look ahead programme. The Group developed Look ahead in 2013 to sift out the noise around innovation and surface insights that are high-quality and high-value for global business decision makers. The multi-platform, adaptive designed microsite gives a new face to the...

2014-03-14 16:23:03

LONDON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economist Events' 20th Annual Pharma Summit [http://www.economistconferences.co.uk/event/pharma-summit-2012/5796 ] held in London yesterday was host to some of the industry's most high-profile leaders who offered their perspectives on a number of topical issues facing the sector. Sponsored by EY, this year's theme, 'Reinventing Business Models and Markets', observed the challenges the pharmaceutical industry faces in the current...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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