Chief financial officer
A spotter’s guide to the men and women of finance.
Ideally a stable, steady, dull individual who, in his most passionate moments, extends himself to a fascination with model trains.
If your CFO thinks he materially contributes to the organisation’s profitability — other than by just not buggering things up — or, God forbid, believes his department should have its own P&L then my dear Euston, you have a problem.
- The Enron ron