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Should CFOs serve on their own boards?

CFO, May 10, 2010
Few public-company CFOs these days serve on their own companies' boards, in part thanks to Sarbanes-Oxley regulations that require boards to maintain a majority of independent directors and a general push from investors to have fewer insiders involved. However, companies that do elect their CFOs as board members may see important benefits in their financial reporting, a new study shows.