member demographics

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Titles/Job Functions

 

CFO, Executive VP, Senior VP, VP-Finance

51%

 

Controller

11%

 

Treasurer

3%

 

Other Titles

35%


Company Size: Annual Gross Sales

 

Under $50 million

65%

 

$51 to $499 million

16%

 

$500 to $999 million

4%

 

$1 billion or more

15%


Company Size: Total Employees

 

Less than 500

75%

 

500 to 999

5%

 

1,000 to 2,499

5%

 

2,500 to 4,999

4%

 

5,000 to 19,999

6%

 

More than 20,000 Employees

5%


Nature Of Entity:

 

Private

41%

 

Public

22%

 

Non-profit

4%

 

Other

33%


Industry Breakout:

 

Manufacturing

10%

 

Banking / Finance / Insurance

6%

 

Professional Services / Consulting

6%

 

Retail / Wholesale

6%

 

Technology / Telecommunications

6%

 

Education

4%

 

Medical / Pharma / Healthcare

4%

 

Energy

3%

 

Communications / Media

2%

 

Aero/Defense/Government

1%

 

Agriculture

1%

 

Hospitality

1%

 

Non-profit

1%

 

Real Estate

1%

 

Other

48%


Professional Profile:

 

Biggest job challenge: Managing for growth and value.

 
 

Other top demands, in order of time commitment:

  • Company strategy & business reviews
  • Financial reporting
  • People development
  • IR and Board relations
  • IT
  • M&A

Functional areas reporting to the CFO:

  • Planning - 84%
  • IR - 66%
  • MIS/IT - 56%
  • Legal - 48%
  • HR - 44%
 

Career Profile:

 
  • 36 percent of FEI members have been in their current position 5 to 10 years; 17 percent for more than ten years

  • 15 percent have changed jobs in the last year; 31 percent took less than 1 month to find their new position, 24 percent took 1 to 3 months

  • 30 percent plan to make a career change in the next 2 years; of those, two-thirds expect to get promoted

 

What is the primary reason you belong to FEI?

(multiple responses permitted)

 

Networking

55 %

 

Information

35 %

 

Continuing education / professional development

15 %

 

Interaction with local chapters / activities

10 %

 

Socializing

5 %

 

Conferences / presentations / meeting

4 %

 

Career opportunities

3 %