Finance Transformation Forum

The Finance Transformation Forum is an exclusive annual meeting of CFOs from prominent companies in the Netherlands and Europe. The participants meet to discuss the role of the CFO in a transformative world and the challenges that are inherent to this role. During the meeting the group of CFOs pool their intellectual resources to initiate discussions, share practices and learn from one another.


Edition 2018

The main theme of the Finance Transformation Forum is ‘Enabling Long-Term Value Creation’.

Date & Location: 27 June from 15:00 to 21:00 at Stibbe Amsterdam.

The keynote speakers are Alexander Roos, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Global Leader, Corporate Development, BCG, Henri Servaes, Richard Brealey Professor of Corporate Governance, Professor of Finance, London Business School and Dorothee van Vredenburch, Chief Change & Organisation, Member of the Management Board NN Group.


Previous editions

Finance Transformation Forum 2017

Theme: What does Finance stand for in the near future and what does inspiring financial leadership really mean in the digital era?

Speakers: Maëlys Castella, CFO AkzoNobel, Dan Durn, CFO NXP and Salvatore Cantale, Professor of Finance IMD.

Finance Transformation Forum 2016

Theme: How to balance between Trust and Control in High-Performance Organizations

Speakers: Saskia Bomas, CFO IBM Benelux, Jean François Manzoni, Professor of Management Practice INSEAD en Paul Verhagen, CFO Fugro

Finance Transformation Forum 2015

Theme: Leadership in Innovation

Speakers: Michael Wade, Professor of Innovation and Strategy IMD Business School en Peter Zijlema, Vice President, Director of Sales IBM Netherlands

Finance Transformation Forum 2014

Theme: The 3Rs of Preparing Your Organization for the Future

Speakers: Kees van der Graaf, voormalig President Europe Unilever, Thomas W. Malnight, Professor of Strategy and General Management at the IMD Business School, Martin J. ten Brink, Controller & EVP Shell, Koos Kramer, CFO Corbion, Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, CFO DSM, Pascal Visee, voormalig Chief Enterprise Support Officer Unilever en Renier Vree, CFO ARCADIS

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