Saumen Chakraborty, CFO, Dr Reddy's Laboratories
So, making timely decisions is more important and this is one area in which CFOs are generally weak"
Sandeep Batra, Director (Finance), Pidilite
"A budding CFO should have a 360-degree approach and look at marketing and the people management function above and beyond the finance function. He is best geared for the position of the CEO. The benefit is that the CFO is the best person for return calculation. If the CFO calculates returns based on marketing and people management, he is a successful person"
Rajesh Kumar Mohta, CFO, Specialty Restaurants
Kevin P. D'Sa, CFO and ED, Bajaj Auto