Novelis CFO Dev Ahuja highlights his efforts to ensure that finance plays a more prominent role in driving decisions and shaping outcomes across the organization. Ahuja explains his approach involves pushing value levers and making a tangible impact on the company’s profitability and results.
CFO GUEST: Dayton Kellenberger, CFO, Vendavo Kellenberger: I think there’s a couple that that come to mind. I mean, I think the first piece is overarchingly. We want to make sure that we’re focusing the business on the key metrics that matter. And so we shifted how we do our monthly business unit reviews. So […]
Gouneva: Through my career, I spend a lot of time supporting sales teams. And usually what is critical with the sales team is they respond really well to how you design compensation. And if you don’t design it the right way, you may get a different behavior that you don’t intend. So looking back at […]
McCauley: When you have such a heterogeneous install base that Calendly has, we have so many different use cases in so many different industries with so many different levels of complexity. When you look at our data at a consolidated basis, it has nominal value. It’s hard to take action on this heterogeneous group that […]
Zyla: The Finance team I oversee, it’s fun and it’s broad. You have Business Intelligence, I have Investor Relations, Corporate Development, Communications, and PR are part of our Finance team, which is somewhat unusual. Sometimes, we have FP&A, of course, we have Controllership. But, the Business Intelligence is amazing. And, I think in many companies, […]