New CFO Diana Ferguson confronts CPS money
woes Crain's: She
has a corner office, but the frayed corridors and $205,000 salary are a
comedown from her private-sector progression through Sara Lee Corp. and
seven other companies... Diana
Severs Ferguson , TreeHouse Foods Crain's: Ms.
Ferguson has food industry expertise as evidenced by her leadership
roles at Folgers and Sara Lee Corporation. Given her expertise and
financial acumen, Ms. Ferguson has proven to be an important contributor
to Board deliberations on many matters... Ben
Joravsky and Diana Ferguson Talk School Budgets Reader: Last
night on WTTW, Ben Joravsky discussed his recent cover story on the CPS
budget crisis and administrative salaries. Ron Huberman's pay comes up,
but the conversation didn't make it around to why the budgets for
travel expenses, "non professional services," and similar items are
drastically increased over the previous year.
What do you think? Do CFOs even matter any more? Has anyone met or worked with her?