HOW CFOS CAN MEET THE CHALLENGES OF INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

Sponsored by Globalization Partners

DATE: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2020

TIME: 2:00 PM ET

DURATION: 1 HOUR  

Webcast Summary

During our December webinar we examined the role of the CFO in planning for global growth. For this webinar, we’ll build on our discussion and dive into the specific challenges of international expansion. We’ll discuss best practices for managing risk while supporting and continuing to plan for global growth.

By attending this webinar, you’ll learn the challenges and risks that represent the largest barriers to expansion into new countries and how CFOs can overcome them. We’ll explore the challenges that are top of mind for today’s CFOs such as:

  • Navigating economic, regulatory, and political environments internationally
  • How to balance the reward of greater profits and market share with the challenges of finding and onboarding talent when hiring overseas
  • Accounting for the stability of currency and staying up-to-date on the latest international tax and accounting standards
  • The resources available and practical first steps for overcoming these challenges for 2020 and beyond

About the Speaker

Katherine Motlagh, Chief Financial Officer, EMEA and Latin America, American Tower Corporation

Katherine Motlagh is the Chief Financial Officer for the EMEA and LATAM regions at American Tower Corporation, a leading global developer, owner and operator of telecommunications real estate headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. A financial executive with extensive experience in public accounting and financial leadership roles, Ms. Motlagh has a successful record in managing highly diverse organizations.
 
Prior to joining American Tower, she served as Customer Unit/Delivery Unit CFO at Ericsson, and prior to that, as Divisional CFO/Senior Business Controller at Nokia. Ms. Motlagh also has held a variety of finance and accounting leadership roles at organizations such as Nextel Communications, AmerisourceBergen and Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). She is both a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant and has served on non-profit Boards for the IMA in US and Europe.
 
Ms. Motlagh holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from the Finance Academy in Moscow, Russia.

About the Moderator

Jess Bozzo, Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum

Jess is the Content Manager for Argyle's growing CFO webinar division. In her current role, Jess is responsible for      the creation and implementation of virtual event themes, overviews, and working with speakers and partners to  create engaging and timely content. Prior to joining Argyle, Jess got her start in audience development and  marketing with NewBay Media. A graduate of Gettysburg College, and a New Jersey native, Jess currently resides  in Jersey City.
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Fields of Study: Finance
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s): 1

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