CFO to CEO business and finance homework help

There has been a trend across corporate America of promoting financial officers to CEO. What are some advantages and disadvantages of this practice? (Based on the article of Financial Managers and other reading you may have done)

Do research on the Internet and show the reference for the information. Don’t forget to respond to a colleague’s posting also.

Professor’s Note: In addition to searching the Internet for text related to this threaded discussion, please watch the following videos (click on the following link to access these videos) and post your comments.

David Mudrick – CFOs Becoming CEOs

Ron Gaboury – CFOs Becoming CEOs

Grading Criteria: Try to add information not previously discussed by others. Please, provide factual information (not merely opinions) backed up by details or examples. Your comments should be in your own words and include references.