Acquisition International is yet again proud to host its exclusive Global CFO Excellence Awards to reward the commitment, innovation, and determination of the best financial figureheads from around the world, and to cast a spotlight on them!
The events of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the subsequent aftermath over the past 18 months has upended the CFO’s objectives and brought about dramatic changes to the way businesses react. Today’s CFOs drive the direction and success of the organisations they work in using their knowledge and understanding of the financial position of the company.
The pandemic has clearly demonstrated the need for companies to be more agile. Whatever industry or size of business, CFOs need to try and pivot their organisations, processes and systems to stay ahead of the most demanding accounting challenges.
The Global CFO Excellence Awards 2022 will honour those who have amalgamated the modern skillset that CFO’s have adapted to, and who possess the ability to take a business and transcend to the next level as a result of their commitment to displaying leadership, supporting strategy development, and possessing a greater focus on governance!
To determine the victors of the Global CFO Excellence Awards 2022, our research team gather information independently from a variety of publicly accessible sources, which are assessed alongside any material supplied by a nominating party or the nominee themselves. The judging panel casts their final judgement based on various criteria such as, but not limited to:
Strategy – How well does the CFO influence the business, what do they bring to the table and how is it implemented?
Leadership – A crucial part of the role is to influence the future of the company. A vital part of an award-worthy CEO is their ability to positively impact the growth of a business, support investments, and capital market financial strategies.
Confidence – Working to protect the vital assets of the company, an award-winning CFO will ensure compliance with financial regulations, and communicate value and risk issues effectively.
All of this year’s award winners will be provided access to our complimentary celebration package to help notify everybody of their success. Our highly coveted, extra promotional materials will also become available, to help further share the news! Boosting your victory with visual touchpoints allows for the promotion of your brand to reach even further, which ultimately can attract new employees and clients looking to work for the very best!
We are proudly calling upon CFOs from all regions and backgrounds across the globe to take part in this prestigious awards programme. Nominated by fellow peers and professionals, whether you sit in the C-suite of a large conglomerate, or smaller business, we look to honour everyone who has excelled in the role!
Should you wish to take part in the Global CFO Excellence Awards 2022 or know of a CFO deserving of a place on the shortlist this year, simply fill in our voting form to submit a nomination today! For any further details, please do not hesitate to reach out to the awards coordinator Dean Taylor at [email protected]
Nominees are gained via our online nomination form from magazine subscribers, online visitors, social media following, clients and our wider circulation.
Those putting forward nominees are welcome to nominate their own firm or colleagues within their firm as well as third party businesses.
Acquisition International is part of the publishing house AI Global Media, the publishers also put forward nominees for consideration.
All those who formally accept their nomination will be asked if they would like to submit material for further consideration as supporting evidence.
We consider materials supplied by nominees, information on those nominated businesses available online and any information supplied with the original nomination.
Our research team who are highlighted below will assess all information presented when it comes to determining winners.
The team gather information independently from a number of publicly available sources, they will assess the material supplied by the nominees and by those who put them forward originally.
They will cast their final judgment based on various criteria including client dedication, innovation, business growth, longevity, online reputation, client feedback and business performance.
Once winners have been determined each winner will be contacted directly.
Details of those winners will be embargoed until Acquisition International formally announce the winners publicly via the website and award winners' magazine.
We encourage all of our winners to publicly announce their win independently.
Announcements via company websites, social media channels, via publicly released press releases, and through local and national press are a great way of really maximising the exposure gained from such an amazing achievement.
After joining the business in 2015, Martyn has been involved with numerous award programmes on Acquisition International and has thus developed a keen interest in corporate finance matters. Gaining an understanding of the trends affecting how businesses perform has been hugely important in his role as lead researcher on AI.
Martyn is honoured to be the figurehead for AI award programmes, after witnessing the brand develop over the last four years.
Laura is our awards manager overseeing a number of our key Acquisition International awards programmes
Jeremy is head of the research team, a diligent individual committed to Acquisition International’s customers and award winners
As one of AI Global Media’s Directors, Kathryn is passionate about delivering maximum value for each award winner.
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