SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Proformative, the pioneering leader in Enterprise Social Procurement™ for the office of the CFO, today announced an open call for nominations for the company's second annual CFO Dimensions Awards for Excellence. Award winners in four categories will be announced at CFO Dimensions 2013— the premier conference for chief financial officers and corporate finance leaders – scheduled for August 21-22 at the New York Marriott Marquis.
"The CFO Dimensions Awards for Excellence are a much deserved celebration of the successes of some of the nation's premier finance leaders and the enterprises they are helping to drive to new heights," commented Proformative CEO John Kogan. "We're looking forward to seeing another impressive group of nominations this year and are excited to play a role in acknowledging the accomplishments of this year's winners in front of their peers at CFO Dimensions 2013."
The 2013 CFO Dimensions Awards for Excellence honor the accomplishments, innovations, and contributions of CFOs and their organizations in four award categories:
- CFO of the Year – presented to the company CFO who has led his or her company to the highest levels of performance while exhibiting exemplary personal and professional traits.
- Most Effective Finance Organization – presented to the finance organization that has collectively led their company to the highest levels of performance while maximizing the professional growth and effectiveness of each team member.
- Visionary Finance Leader – presented to the finance leader (CFO, VP of Finance, Controller, or Treasurer) who is pushing their organization to new heights of effectiveness using new technology, processes and/or people, while delivering world class results for their companies.
- Leading by Giving — presented to the finance leader who gave back to their community and society at large in a generous, selfless and effective manner.
Nominations for the 2013 CFO Dimensions Awards for Excellence will be evaluated by a panel of volunteer senior finance executive judges. Please visit the CFO Dimensions 2013 Awards for Excellence page to complete the online nomination form or for additional details. The deadline for nomination submissions is July 15, 2013.
"It was an honor to be recognized at last year's CFO Dimensions Conference in a room filled with my peers," said John Pindred, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer at Family Christian, LLC. Pindred, who received the 2012 "Leading by Giving" Award, added: "I was particularly impressed by the high-quality educational content provided, as well as the way the Proformative team cultivated a valuable networking environment. I would recommend this event to all senior finance professionals."
To register for CFO Dimensions 2013, please visit our conference registration page. Registration for the event is $899, with early bird pricing of $350 available for qualified practitioners until May 31, 2013.
"Last year's CFO Dimensions Conference proved to be extremely valuable in that it gave me some much needed perspective from peers facing similar challenges as I do in my day to day work," said Saul Gates, who accepted Proformative's 2012 "Most Effective Finance Organization" Award as Coinstar's Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer. "The event brought together a diverse mix of finance leaders while providing us with the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and developments from leading experts and solution providers. It was definitely time well spent."
The largest and fastest-growing online community and resource for CFOs, Proformative has transformed the way that corporate finance professionals connect and network, evaluate and purchase products and services, and build their businesses. With an audience reach of more than 600,000 corporate finance and related executives at companies ranging from small start-ups to the Fortune 500, Proformative is the pioneering leader in enterprise social procurement, a peer-driven community model that is revolutionizing the way CFOs and financial executives evaluate and procure complex products and services. Proformative is based in Silicon Valley, CA.