February 5, 2015

The 2015 CFO Sentiment Study Results Are In

The CFO Alliance partnered with Drinker Biddle to collect survey responses from a broad sample of over 600 CFOs and other senior financial executives across the U.S. to provide insights into the strategic planning and financial outlook of these executives.

By identifying the biggest issues and opportunities for CFOs across North America, the Study identifies the critical issues and factors influencing 2015 budgets and plans of your peers and how planned spending and investment will shift from 2014 to 2015.

Stay tuned as we identify areas where we can foster exchange between us, financial executives, academics and other industry experts.

Click here to read the Executive Summary and here to view the Detailed Report.

Here are three major highlights from the Study:
• CFO Confidence in the U.S. Economy is very strong, with 60% having a strong positive outlook for the year ahead and 79% projecting higher top line revenue in 2015 v. 2014.
• Talent will be the #1 factor that will influence an organization’s ability to meet/exceed projected top & bottom line results for the year ahead, with 70% of participating CFOs intending to increase their spending on talent.
• 2/3 organizations will increase their spend and investment in technology in order to compete.

If you would like to find out more about the Study or have any questions at all, contact your Alumni Relations Manager, Abby Raanan, at abby.raanan@faegredrinker.com or 2676871287.
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