SGV Partner Aaron C. Escartin speaks at CFO Summit

SGV Global Compliance and Reporting (GCR) Partner Aaron C. Escartin (ACE) was one of the resource speakers at the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Summit 2023 with the theme “The Future of CFO in Emerging Markets: Post Pandemic” held from 3 to 4 April 2023 at the Crown Plaza Manila Galleria.



Aaron during the CFO Summit


Aaron was one of the discussion panelists for “The Critical Role of CFO as Deputy CEO.” He shared his insights on challenges faced by organizations with a particular emphasis on those brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, strategies to acquire and retain talent, and ways to keep abreast with the dynamic business environment. He also shared that when making business decisions, firms do tax planning which should be performed not only to improve financial performance but also to consider its impact on other stakeholders like customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders, and society.



Aaron gives tax updates


Aaron was also the keynote speaker on the topics “2023 Tax Updates: What CFOs Need to Know” and “Tax and Finance Functions Transformation” where he shared valuable insights on current trends in the tax and finance functions and the latest developments in the Philippine tax landscape.


GCR Senior Director Meynard L. Sardalla and Associate Directors Keith Briane D. Pangilinan and Shaira R. Jamolor were also present during the summit.


The two-day event focused on trends and key areas that will help businesses strategize and augment their competitive position in business. It also focused on the following five-point agenda: market and user experience, financial inclusions, digital and latest technologies, data-driven finance and automation, and regulatory and compliance.

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