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How to make the leap from CFO to CEO


  • Crain's Chicago Business (tiered subscription model)
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The position of CFO is no longer considered the pinnacle of a finance executive's career. CEO is the natural next step as CFOs add duties and board members work with them more closely. A carefully cal… Read More

Retail booming in Calif.'s Inland Empire


  • SCT Newswire

California's Inland Empire region, east of Los Angeles, could create around 3,500 retail jobs this year, analysts say, and leasing has been stable there, as about 2 million square feet of retail has b… Read More

FSI active on many regulatory fronts



FSI has been working actively on several regulatory proceedings. "The Department of Labor fiduciary issue continues to be our top priority," Robert Lewis, vice president of legislative affairs, said a… Read More

Europe surpasses U.S. in M&A activity among insurers, report says



Mergers-and-acquisitions activity among U.S. insurers decreased to 97 transactions from July 2013 through June, while such transactions among European insurers rose to 139, according to a Clyde & Co. … Read More

AmEx exec to lead PayPal as it separates from eBay


  • Bloomberg Businessweek

American Express' Dan Schulman, who helped lead the company's development of online and mobile banking and products for the underbanked, will be president and CEO of PayPal as it breaks away from pare… Read More