MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level finance executives, announced today that it will host its annual Summit Leadership conference on May 4-6, 2013. For more than 80 years, the FEI Summit has brought together more than 800 CFOs, VPs of finance, treasurers, controllers, and internal auditors from around the world for dynamic leadership discussions, networking and valuable workshops. This year's Summit Leadership Conference will be held at Caesars Palace Las Vegas in Nevada. FEI also announced its annual call for nominations for the 2013 Hall of Fame class, which honors outstanding achievements and commitment to leadership in finance.
Respected keynote speakers that will be featured at the 2013 Summit include the Honorable Ron Johnson, the United States Senator for Wisconsin, Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc., the largest independent maker of diesel engines and related products in the world, and Michael Maslansky, CEO of Maslansky Luntz & Partners and author of Language of Trust: Selling Ideas in a World of Skeptic.
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, the author or editor of 32 books, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There, will deliver the opening keynote address, in which he will provide practical strategies for redefining careers and maintaining success. The educational sessions offered at this Summit will focus on the challenges facing senior financial executives today in the areas of executive leadership and development, corporate finance strategies, and finance and information technology.
"During the last few years, complex legal, ethical and financial demands on companies have caused a new set of key challenges for finance executives," said Marie Hollein, President and CEO of Financial Executives International. "The innovative agenda planned for the 2013 Summit Leadership Conference, coupled with our lineup of industry experts, will provide attendees with essential tools that senior-level financial executives need to overcome these challenges and drive success in their organizations."
This year, FEI will host a special pre-conference workshop entitled, "Building the Business Case for Fraud Deterrence," on Friday May 3rd. This workshop provides attendees the opportunity to participate in an interactive discussion and case study on a fictional mid-sized public company, as well as discussions on corporate governance, skepticism, fraud, and the importance of good communications.
To register for the FEI 2013 Summit Leadership Conference or for additional information and a brochure outlining the entire list of events please visit: http://www.financialexecutives.org/summit.
For the eighth consecutive year, the FEI Hall of Fame will recognize individuals who epitomize the performance, leadership and integrity of the most exemplary financial executives throughout their careers. FEI will accept nominations for the 2013 Hall of Fame through April 1st. Last year's inductees to the Hall of Fame included William J. Ihlanfeldt, Hans G. Storr, Robert P. Wayman and John K. Wulff.
Participation in the FEI Hall of Fame is open to FEI members and nonmembers. Nominations can be submitted online at www.feihall.org. Selection criteria include: individual and organizational performance, leadership, integrity, innovation, and community involvement. The 2013 class will be inducted at the annual FEI Hall of Fame black tie gala on Monday, November 18 at Gotham Hall in New York City.
Financial Executives International is the leading advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its 15,000 members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, treasurers and controllers at companies from every major industry. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, teleconferences and publications. Members participate in the activities of 86 chapters, 74 in the U.S., 11 in Canada and 1 in Japan. FEI is headquartered in Morristown, NJ, with additional offices in Washington, D.C. and Toronto. Visit www.financialexecutives.org for more information.
SOURCE Financial Executives International