COVID-19 is changing the way businesses around the world are operating – and private equity is no exception. In particular, for this industry, focus is on the role of the chief financial officer (CFO), a position that might have previously been considered out of sight and out of mind. However, as consequences of the pandemic set in, firms are increasingly embracing technology and automation – pushing the role of the CFO firmly out of the back office and onto the shop floor.
Following on from our recent CFO e-Labs masterclass on the evolving CFO role, I've discussed this topic further in a new article published by Private Equity News, examining the trend and why it's essential for firms looking to secure a competitive edge. Click below to read: