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September 12, 2018

By Larysa Melnychuk, Managing Director at FP&A Trends Group

​The concept of Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) is by no means new. It has been around for almost 50 years and has been used by many commercial and non-commercial...

August 20, 2018

By Siva Raj Jeyarajah, Executive Vice President at Maybank

Siva Raj Jeyarajah is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and is the Head of the Finance, Methods and Risk Management Department of Maybank’s Group Operations Division. Siva Raj is a qualified Accountant and holds the ACCA qualification and the CPA certification, including a BSc (Hons) from the National University of Malaysia. He is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK).

Siva Raj joined Maybank in 1995, starting off his career as a Graduate Trainee in Maybank at the Branch, after which he went on assuming roles in Management Reporting, Business Planning, Financial Analysis, Data warehousing and Business Intelligence in various Divisions within Maybank Group. Siva Raj had also represented Maybank on the Supervisory Board of their associate company, Uzbek Leasing International in Uzbekistan, in 2013.

LinkedIn account: www.linkedin.com/in/siva-raj-jeyarajah-4a9443a4/

We’ve all come across checkpoints in our personal lives where we commonly think about or use phrases such as “let’s take a few steps back”, “I need to reset things” and “let’s...

February 8, 2018

By Daniele Tedesco, CEO at Apliqo AG / Cubewise CH

The Author, Daniele Tedesco is a former CFO and investment banker and has successfully led a vast number of M&A transactions (buy- and sell-side) as well as driven value based management approaches in different companies.

He has more than 15 years’ experience in corporate finance and was the head of Technology Equity Research of a large Swiss bank.

LinkedIn account: www.linkedin.com/in/daniele-tedesco-7b689b/

 

As the year slowly draws to a close, CFOs also start their annual haggling over costly budget items. Various challenges force companies to dismantle old, cost-inefficient...