After spending 15 years in the corporate life holding various finance leadership roles within diversified range of industries and in organizations of different sizes and nature, I have realized that leadership is not about position, it’s all about perspective and our ability to create positive and strong influence within the organization.
Taking into account the current pandemic situation, what can FP&A do to establish the organization’s long-term financial and operational resilience? In this article, you will find a framework that could help you transform challenges into opportunities.
How do we change this view that is prevalent in several stakeholders across businesses?
What is the Holy Grail for any leader? For me, it is to create a high-performance team AND to sustain that team over time through high-performance leadership. That is not easy to do, so when we get the chance to learn from someone who has managed to do it really well, we must pay close attention. In this first “FP&A Talks” we’re speaking to Fredrik Hedlund, Senior Vice President and CFO for Global Connect at Nielsen. Fredrik is one of the few senior leaders who has truly invested in creating a high-performance leadership team and it shows. “FP&A Talks” is a new series running on fpa-trends.com featuring senior leaders in Financial Planning & Analysis who share their views on how we can create a world-class FP&A department.