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03 October, 2018 | (01 hr)

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Despite optimism as global economic performance improves and global recession fears fade, the business environment is far from a proverbial bed of roses. CFOs and other C-Suite executives say the impact of disruptive digital technologies is being felt in the daily processes, practices, and interactions inside and outside the workplace.

Join our panel as they share their experience over the course of this challenging year and reflect on key findings from this year’s C-Suite Challenge™ survey.

Key takeaways:

  • Top CFO challenges and opportunities of 2018
  • Experiences from Cargill and UCB
  • What to look out for in 2019

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Cis Van Doninck

Cis Van Doninck
VP of Finance Cargill Food Ingredients & Bio-Industrial Enterprise
Cargill NV

Cis Van Doninck is Vice President of Finance, Cargill’s Food Ingredients & Bioindustrial Enterprise.  After getting a university degree in Applied Economic Sciences, Cis Van Doninck joined Cargill in 1984 as an Accountant in our soy and rape crush facility in Antwerp.  Between...Full Bio

Detlef Thielgen

Detlef Thielgen
CFO, Executive VP

Detlef Thielgen is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, UCB S.A. His first work experience was in banking followed by several roles in Finance with Schwarz Pharma AG in Europe and the US. In 1999 he was appointed Managing Director of the worldwide Manufacturing and Supply Chain O...Full Bio

Damien Jelsch

Damien Jelsch
Council Director, Chief Financial Officers Council
The Conference Board

Damien's expertise in Leadership and Finance has been built over a 29-year career in key finance and general management roles in an international, multicultural and multilingual environment. His roles have encompassed Financial Controls Manager , CFO, Deputy General Manager and General Manager in...Full Bio

Charles Mitchell

Charles Mitchell (Moderator)
Executive Director, Knowledge Content & Quality
The Conference Board

Charles Mitchell, the executive director, knowledge content & quality at The Conference Board, is responsible for the development of member-generated content and ensuring the objectivity, independence, accuracy, and business relevance of the organization’s research. In recent years he h...Full Bio

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