Hiroshi Yaguchi established the CFO Headquarters Co., Ltd. in 2000 and served as its president. He then founded the Japan Association of Chief Financial Officers (JACFO) where he served as a Member of the Board until he was appointed as Executive Director in 2003.
It’s not just technical abilities Barbara Shortall looks for when recruiting for her team. Communication and relationship-building skills are high on her list, as well as the ability to “enjoy the complexities” of treasury. And if any of those complexities ever prove to be unusually tricky, she sometimes finds the answer while reading a good book.