The investment-banking veteran takes the spot of Patrick Pichette, who announced his retirement two weeks ago.
Scott Fearon, author of "Dead Companies Walking," offers a plethora of wisdom for finance executives.
Some targets have spent tens of millions just to notify customers and provide identity-theft monitoring.
Equity holders also appear to be increasingly dissatisfied with executive compensation plans.
Companies perform better when their finance chiefs have strategic roles.
Aramark, Uber Technologies, Care.com, Demand Media, Ares Management, MedAssets, SONIFI Solutions, Globecomm Systems, MicroStrategy, Alere
Since October, Yahoo has cut between 700 and 900 employees in locations including Bangalore, India, and Canada as part of Marissa Mayer's cost cuts.
Investors press companies to use stock-ownership guidelines to motivate CEO and CFO performance.
Number one: if you don't give remote workers the technology they really need, their productivity will suffer.
Are your board members the right people for the job? Prove it, investors are saying.