Today, more than ever, a transforming economic landscape has increased uncertainty and opportunities for many businesses in Switzerland. From a CFO’s perspective, how can organisations best address the resulting strategic challenges and be prepared for the future? In our CFO talk CFOs from different sectors and company sizes across Switzerland provide answers to these questions.
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CFO Tecan AG
"I have always believed that the role of the CFO is strategic."
President CFO Forum and Head of the Institute IFZ
"I would appeal to companies to promote continuing training and CPD for their staff. That will ensure they have more skilled staff to choose from and enhance their ability to attract talent in the jobs market."
CFO Kempinski Hotels
"Wise allocation of resources remains the top priority for CFOs as well as keeping a healthy balance sheet."
CFO at travel site and app Skyscanner
"I see significant benefits in our hybrid working model: office time is now geared toward face-to-face meetings and building connections, fostering innovation and driving decisions."
"If we are not ecologically sustainable, we will not be financially sustainable either."
CFO Ringier AG
"There is no successful leadership in Finance without considering self-reflection."
CFO Kuehne+Nagel Group
"Human creativity and communication are key in a time where supply chains are under such big pressure."
CFO Emmi Group
"It is crucial to respond proactively to change, learn from it and make use of the opportunities."
CFO SCHURTER Holding AG
"We need ambitious, but also achievable, sustainability goals."
Group CFO SULZER LTD.
"The pandemic was a stress test to the CFO role."
CFO Siemens Switzerland
“Trust is built between people, not between algorithms.”
Dr. Luc Schultheiss
“It is crucial that companies remain agile and keep costs flexible.”
CFO & CEO THE COMPETEC GROUP
“The crisis has simply accelerated an existing move to online shopping that had already been occurring over the previous few years.”
CFO LIDL SWITZERLAND
“Building relationships with key stakeholders and ensuring good crisis communications during a pandemic is key.”
CFO HUBER+SUHNER GROUP
“Transparent financial reporting and an effective core team are key in a time of crisis.”