CFO Dossier | Rich Pirrotta, CFO, Logicalis



janIs 2016 the year you create a dynamic forward-looking finance function? Are you ready to make positive changes to your finance organization – immediately?

Past efforts to transform finance have shrunk the cost and size finance organizations. But the nature of the work has remained the same – heavy on backward looking transaction processing, limited in strategic impact. Attend this webcast to learn  five strategies to create a dynamic finance function.

Attend this Webinar and you’ll learn

  • How to identify “dumb stuff” currently embedded in your finance processes that you need to stop to create the capacity for more strategic work;
  • Why your strategic approach needs to shift from backward focus into forward looking processes;
  • What new skills are needed for dynamic finance and how to convert your current finance team;
  • How to leverage emerging technologies to have faster and more effective impact;
  • Ways to immediately improve decision making;
  • Case-study examples to illustrate these principles in practice.




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Thought Leader Interview

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About Our CFO Thought Leader:

pirrottaodkRich Pirrotta joined Logicalis in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer bringing over 25 years of experience in senior leadership in manufacturing and technology. Rich is charged with spearheading the company’s U.S. growth and overall expansion, while maintaining sound fiscal management and controls. He provides executive direction for the finance, accounting, tax and strategic planning functions of the organization, making corporate finance an enabling partner to the business.

Prior to Logicalis Rich was Managing Director of the Whitehall Group where he provided senior operational leadership. Rich has served in President, Vice-President, COO, and CFO roles as a line executive, as well as spending ten years with Deloitte, first with their Management Consulting practice in Detroit, and later, with their M&A practice in New York. As a consultant and adviser, he has contributed significant value to companies such as General Motors, RJR Nabisco, United Technologies, Merck, Chevron, and more. He has helped several organizations navigate growth, restructuring and turnaround through Michigan’s time of economic downturn and subsequent recovery.

He is a member of the National Speakers Association, and has taught in MBA programs at Wharton and the University of Michigan. He previously served as Chairman of Wharton’s Global Alumni Association, with responsibility for an alumni network of over 85,000 graduates. Rich holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Penn State, and a MBA in Financial Management and Operations Management from Wharton.