– CFO Leadership

Global Strategic CFO | Strategy Practitioner | Author, Speaker, & Coach

I am currently the CFO of Intercos America, a global manufacturing company based in New York. I have been a CFO level Strategy and Balanced Scorecard practitioner for more than 18 years working for top world class Fortune 500 and Private Equity owned companies in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe and United States.

I am also the Founder and President of MECA CFO Alliance (www.CFOmentors.com), the largest independent CFO group in Middle East region. Under the MECA umbrella, I also lead CFO Mentors Network and MECA CFO Academy with an entire focus on leadership development and career growth among the senior Finance community.

During my tenure with Philips Electronics, a Global Fortune 500 company, I successfully led and executed several strategic initiatives in Singapore, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia and Thailand involving performance management and implementation of Balanced Scorecard. Afterwards, I moved to United States and continued supporting strategic marketing efforts of Philips in North America.

In later years, I served some of the best Fortune 500 and Private Equity companies including Wells Fargo and Carlyle, as Vice President and CFO. Lately, I have been the Head of Finance and Strategy with a large multibillion industrial group of companies in Middle East.

As an experienced speaker, corporate trainer and executive coach, I have conducted numerous executive level workshops and seminars on the subjects of Finance, Strategy, Enterprise Performance Management and Balanced Scorecard in international locations including Tokyo, Singapore, Shanghai, Mumbai, Riyadh, Dubai and New York.

I am an MBA with major in Strategy and Finance and a Fellow member of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants. I have attended Harvard Business School for Executive Education whereI have been trained and coached by world renowned Professors Dr. Robert Kaplan and Dr. Robert Simons on the latest practices in Strategy and Balanced Scorecard.

I regularly write ablog with a focus on ‘CFO Leadership’. My mission is to help Finance professionals grow in their career and leadership roles. My blog topics cover the subjects of Strategy, Leadership, Finance Career, and Work-Life Integration. I have also authored “25 Essential Marketing Metrics” a book published by the Institute of Business Strategy in United States.

I live in Princeton, New Jersey but travel extensively around the globe. You can reach and contact me at my blog website www.SaleemSufi.com