Jerry Urich takes the helm as 2009-1010 chairman of Financial Executives International (FEI), an association of 15,000 senior financial executives. Urich, a member of FEI since 1997, is director of external reporting and compliance for The Hershey Company in Hershey, PA. Read more about FEI's 2009-2010 officers in today's press release.
Separately, Karyn Brooks has taken the helm as FEI Canada's chair for 2009-2010.
Read more about Urich and Brooks visions for FEI and FEI Canada in this article in the July/August issue of Financial Executive Magazine. (NOTE: you will be prompted to create a free login account to read magazine articles online if you are not an FEI member.)
FERF Leadership; Hall of Fame on the Horizon
The 2009-2010 chairman of the Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) - the research affiliate of FEI - is Bob Walker. Bob is a past chairman of FEI, and served as CFO of Agilent Technologies and as vice president and CIO at Hewlett Packard Co. Read more about Bob in this article from the July/August 2005 issue of Financial Executive Magazine. See the list of FERF's 2009-2010 Trustees here.
Have you registered to attend FEI's 4th annual Hall of Fame Gala? Proceeds from the HOF benefit the work of FERF. This year's HOF will take place on Nov. 16, 2009 at the New York Palace hotel, and the HOF induction ceremonies will once again be hosted by CNBC correspondent Bob Pisani.
Join us at the HOF Gala, and at FEI's Current Financial Reporting Issues (CFRI) conference taking place Nov. 16-17 (separate registration required for CFRI and for HOF). Highlights from last year's CFRI program can be found here, but to get all the value from the program, including networking with your peers, mark your calendars to sign up to attend CFRI this year.
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