Marty Buck, CFO of Kern Machinery in Bakersfield, Calif., gives an overview of his definition of what a CFO is and the position's role in the larger organization.
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Years with Organization: 7 (previously with Unisys and Bolthouse Farms, where he prepared the company for purchase by Campbell Soup). He knew the Camps as a supplier; the family grew carrots for the operation and provided equipment.
Role: “The job title of the CFO is the same here as in every company — to increase the wealth of the owners.” He oversees finance and accounting, HR and IT and the other Camp family entities.