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How AI is pushing the financing sector forward
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AI revolutionizes finance, shifting from personal trading to automated systems and transforming traditional lending practices.
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Three ways employees can spot a deepfake scam
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cybersecurity
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fraud
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mfa
As deepfake scams surge globally, employees are urged to be vigilant and adopt common-sense checks, including 'liveness' checks and using internal codewords.
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INSHUR announces Clayton Carol as its first CFO
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fintech
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leadership
After a year of significant growth, global embedded insurance provider INSHUR has appointed Clayton Carol, former VP of Finance at Better, as its first CFO.
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How CFOs can responsibly leverage the potential of AI and achieve success
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
AI gives CFOs a strategic edge in volatile markets, but effective use requires more than just tech: learning, innovation, and ethical standards are crucial.
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Linda Brown joins iseek as Chief Financial Officer
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ai
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cfo
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pwc
Former Lendlease finance executive Linda Brown joins the national digital infrastructure group, iseek, as its new CFO, bringing extensive global experience to fuel company growth.
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Raphael Bres returns to Tradeshift, set to harness AI in fintech
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microsoft
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Raphael Bres is set to harness AI to revolutionise Tradeshift's finance function after he rejoins the B2B e-commerce, fintech platform, amid company restructuring and growth.
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Linnworks welcomes Stacy Kilgore as new Chief Financial Officer
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leadership
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cfo
Stacy Kilgore, with a proven track record in tech and finance, is now Linnworks' new CFO, poised to optimise efficiency and stimulate growth in the ecommerce platform.
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Sendcloud appoints Aliaksei Aneichyk as CFO in strategic move
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softbank
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ipos
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cfo
Aliaksei Aneichyk, ex-Gett executive, takes up the mantle as new CFO at Europe's leading shipping platform, Sendcloud, enhancing its resolve for global delivery solutions.
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Intel welcomes industry veteran Stacy Smith to its board
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intel
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sales
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cfo
Semiconductor industry veteran Stacy Smith rejoins Intel, appointed as an independent director and member of the board's Audit and Finance Committee.
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CFO role evolving with ambitions for CEO positions, reveals survey
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gender diversity
The role of chief financial officers (CFOs) is radically evolving, heavily driven by complexities in ESG matters and corporate strategy. 82% of CFOs report significant role growth.
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Superloop Limited announces new CFO & Business & Wholesale head
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ibm
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law
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software
Superloop Ltd strengthens leadership team with Dean Tognella as CFO from March 6th, and Daisey Stampfer confirmed as permanent Group Executive Business and Wholesale. Both bring immense industry experience to their roles.
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Saul Gates becomes new CFO of cyber resilience giant Absolute Software
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microsoft
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cfo
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pwc
Cyber resilience leader Absolute Software appoints veteran financial strategist Saul Gates as CFO, bolstering their position as an industry frontrunner in a world increasingly prioritising secure digital infrastructures.
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IWD 2024: Empowering women in tech - Lessons in supporting progress in diversity
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edutech
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project management
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In the wake of IWD 2024, reflection on women's suppressed role in tech prompts a renewed drive for gender equality, with calls for consistent progress, inclusivity and invested growth in the industry.
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IWD 2024: Pink blazers in corporate boardrooms
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facebook
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workplace
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customers
IWD 2024: As the push for gender equality in corporate leadership gains momentum, pink blazers symbolise women's empowerment in boardrooms.
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Maincubes enjoys substantial growth & expansion in 2023
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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colocation
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European data centre operator, maincubes, records substantial business growth in 2023 through additional funding, data centre expansion and workforce increase by 60%.
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Basware unveils global expansion plans after bookings surge by 52%
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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martech
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cx
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compliance
Following a 52% surge in bookings, global AP automation leader Basware reveals expansive growth strategy, with a firm focus on AI innovation, customer growth, and fraud prevention.
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Tradeshift appoints Iain Balchin as new CFO
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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Tradeshift, the B2B e-commerce and fintech platform, hires veteran financial executive Iain Balchin as its new CFO, focusing on expanding network and monetising services.
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Consult Red names David Webster as new CFO in growth strategy
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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connectivity
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construction
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cfo
Tech firm Consult Red targets aggressive growth with the appointment of finance veteran David Webster as CFO, enhancing their consultancy and engineering services portfolio.
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Syniti appoints Craig Ayers as new Chief People Officer
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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big data
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bi
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payroll systems
Enterprise data management leader Syniti hires co-founder of experience design consultancy Journey, Craig Ayers, as Chief People Officer to lead HR and nurture the firm's inclusive culture.
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CFOs' confidence in cashflow visibility remains low
Tue, 6th Feb 2024
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ai
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automation
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blackline
A mere 2% of CFOs fully trust their organisation's cashflow visibility – alarming figures that remain unchanged from last year.
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Assured Data Protection appoints Paul Dix as new CFO
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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dr
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
Assured Data Protection appoints seasoned finance professional Paul Dix as its CFO, reinforcing their growth strategy amid an increased demand for cloud data protection solutions.
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Joseph Lyons officially takes over as CEO of ELMO Software
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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saas
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accounting systems
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digital banking
Joseph Lyons, former Managing Director of Xero APAC, takes the helm of ELMO Software as CEO, set to fast-track growth across its HR tech operations in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.
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CFOs voice concerns over digital acceleration & AI in finance
Tue, 9th Jan 2024
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cfo
A OnePoll survey reveals CFOs and senior finance professionals express serious concern over rapid digitalisation, AI's impact on jobs, and the UK's evolving political landscape.
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How APAC CFOs can tackle currency risk in today’s economy
Fri, 22nd Dec 2023
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fintech
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erp
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forex
Join us as we uncover how CFOs in APAC can implement successful forex risk management strategies to gain stability in an uncertain environment.