Stories by Michelle Perry

Standard Life CFO on how she made it to top finance role

Few people will tell you frankly -- and many would struggle to even acknowledge - their regrets, weaknesses or strengths, especially those sitting on the executive boards of the UK's top companies. But then Jackie Hunt, chief financial officer of FTSE 100 insurer Standard Life, is an exception in many senses.

Written by Michelle Perry24 April 12 11:09

Aer Lingus CFO on helping to turn around the fortunes at Ireland's flag carrier

It's not an easy time to be a chief financial officer of an airline business. Increased incidence of natural disasters, volatile fuel prices, a possible double-dip recession and falling passenger numbers have all combined to severely dent most airlines' profits and prospects, so to join the board of an airline at the time of one of its worst financial years is a job only for the very experienced.

Written by Michelle Perry28 Feb. 12 17:32