NeuGroup News
May 2, 2022

Alyssa McArdle Joins NeuGroup as Director of Events

Alyssa McArdle: A new leader for NeuGroup’s renowned in-person events where members connect with peers, exchange knowledge and hear insights from experts.NeuGroup is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Alyssa McArdle as Director of Events—a critically important role as our members, sponsors and partners return in 2022 to attending the singular, signature in-person meetings and networking events that are integral to NeuGroup’s history, reputation and success. Alyssa’s mandate is to create events rich in compelling content, conversation and camaraderie…
NeuGroup News
April 22, 2022

Celebrating Earth Day With Informed Action

NeuGroup thanks and supports members, sponsors and partners doing their part to fight climate change and promote sustainability through finance. NeuGroup is proud to celebrate Earth Day 2022 by reaffirming our company’s commitment to helping corporations and their finance teams take meaningful action to promote sustainability and reduce carbon emissions. The theme of this year’s Earth Day is “Invest In Our Planet,” a call to action that captures the imperative for individuals, businesses and government to invest time, money and…
NeuGroup News
April 1, 2022

Response to Russia Sanctions: Bringing Members Together

Weekly sessions offer a venue to share knowledge, ask questions and hear expert insights on sanctions, counter-sanctions and more. Experts may argue about the effectiveness of economic sanctions imposed by the US and EU in response to Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. But there’s no debating that sanctions and counter-sanctions have forced finance teams at some of the world’s largest corporations to tap every resource at their disposal—including lawyers, bankers, colleagues and peers at other companies—to do their jobs as…
NeuGroup News
February 1, 2022

NeuGroup and the Year of the Tiger

How tapping into our inner tiger can spur growth. Happy Year of the Tiger to all who celebrate the Lunar/Chinese New Year. At NeuGroup’s monthly planning session on the eve of this new year, I shared with the team how tiger traits align with our 2022 growth strategy. I thought I would share some excerpts here. People born in the year of the tiger are powerful, rebellious, dynamic, adventurous, fiery, and quick to react. They also have strong ethics and are…
NeuGroup News
February 1, 2022

Black History and the Future: Finance Teams Pushing for Change

NeuGroup marks Black History Month by highlighting the efforts of members to make good on corporate DEI goals. NeuGroup is celebrating Black History Month this year by highlighting ongoing initiatives by our members to promote diversity, equity and inclusion on their teams and at their companies. These efforts include supporting Black communities where those companies do business. And allocating more business, attention and time to Black-owned financial institutions as well as larger banks and brokerage firms creating opportunity for Black…
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January 13, 2022

Ripples Into Waves: Progress with ESG, D&I and Impact Investing

NeuGroup members using corporate balance sheets to help companies do good continue to up the ante. HP treasurer Zac Nesper has a trending post on LinkedIn promoting an interview he did with Global Finance about HP’s award-winning sustainability bond framework. In the post and the interview, Zac is kind enough to cite a discussion he led in November at a NeuGroup for Tech Treasurers (aka Tech20) meeting with Joachim Wettermark, treasurer of Salesforce, the first software company to issue a…
NeuGroup News
January 12, 2022

NeuGroup Acts Fast to Connect Members Seeking Insights on SEC Buyback Proposals

At a recent special joint session for NeuGroup for Mega-Cap Treasurers and NeuGroup for Large-Cap Treasurers, members and guests had the opportunity to share their reactions to recent proposals from the SEC regarding updated requirements around share repurchases. The two proposals announced by the SEC last month, one that would require a 30-day cooldown period after adopting a 10b5-1 share repurchase plan, and another that would require additional disclosure for share repurchases, would impact a number of members’ strategies—so they…
NeuGroup News
December 15, 2021

Celebrating Colleagues Who Embody the Spirit of Collaboration and Innovation

NeuGroup team members gathered this week at Nexus Club New York and via Zoom for a hybrid meeting where the agenda included voicing deep appreciation and gratitude to assistant peer group leader Jacob Bromsey and marketing director Vanesha Jaiswal-Azad. Their stellar contributions this year earned them high praise from colleagues who nominated Jake and Vanesha for this honor. Our new chief operating officer Amy Kemmerer put together the word clouds you see above that consist of phrases used by colleagues…
NeuGroup News
December 6, 2021

Amy Kemmerer Joins NeuGroup as COO

NeuGroup is excited to welcome Amy Kemmerer as the newest member of our team. Amy joins us as Chief Operating Officer, with a mandate to support our digital transformation, operational excellence and successful delivery of innovation. She will be vital to the realization of our vision to connect every finance professional who wants to share and learn beyond best practice. Amy brings over 15 years of technology and operational leadership experience at GE, most recently as Director of Commercial Operations…
NeuGroup News
November 24, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving from NeuGroup

With 2021’s second-half meeting cycle drawing to a close, a message of thanks from NeuGroup founder and CEO Joseph Neu.  To all our members, thank you so much for your continuing trust and for allowing us to connect you with peers and others to exchange knowledge and distill insight to help you move beyond best practice. We are extremely pleased that, as a group, you have renewed memberships for 2022 at an unprecedented rate. If you have yet to renew…