Chris Caswell

Chief Financial Officer Welch's

Chris is a strategic leader with proven track record of partnering with CEO’s and Boards of Directors to drive success within complex organizational structures.  He has a successful history of over-delivering aggressive targets in both high growth and turn-around environments.  He has identified and implemented strategic plans and reorganized finance and broader teams to ensure effective collaboration and implementation.  In order to drive execution he has created appropriate metrics and reporting and is adept at effectively communicating a consistent message to Boards of Directors, executive leadership, external parties, as well as the general employee population.  

Chris’ experience includes significant financial and operational transformation, international expansion and management, M&A execution and post-close integration, large scale system implementations, operational supply chain management and network optimization, strategic omni-channel customer delivery review, balance sheet capitalization, and inventory management.

A passion of Chris’ is creating and implementing a strong strategic vision with best in class principles for the organization.  Through this lens he has developed high functioning teams with a focus on cross functional talent development.  

Day Two, Monday, February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24th, 2020

3:45 PM The Expanded Role of CFO as “Mini-CEO”

The CFO or Finance Executive has always had an essential role in policy creation and enforcement as well as risk and liability management.  However going forward, the CFO will more and more be called upon to lead innovation and strategic planning in the rest of the enterprise, and in some cases function like a “Mini-CEO.”  Successful CFOs who undergo this role expansion and transformation will learn to master non-financial KPIs in other departments, leverage automation technologies, understand customer experience and satisfaction and retain top employee talent.  

In this session you’ll takeaway:
  • How to leverage automation technologies
  • How to reskill and upskill for increased scope of work
  • How to add value across the enterprise

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Chris.

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