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Conduct and Control

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At a Armstrong Wolfe COO Forum, there was a collective recognition that the present intensive phase of industry evolution is generational, offering no simple, short-term fix.

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Setting the Scene: An Adventure into the Control World

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In 2013, I wrote my first paper investigating the role of the COO. Specifically, it focused on operational risk responsibilities and how I saw the COO as the de facto control officer.

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The Accidental COO

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“Historically the COO role was used to help administrate and support the business, executing the strategy and aligning the organisation to ensure

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A Leap of Faith

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One of the key challenges for any business is meeting the staffing demands for precise technical skill sets at peak times: if one bank is looking

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RESHAPING THE CONVERSATION WITHIN OPERATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY

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The Q2 2016 Armstrong Wolfe COO forum was attended by over 50 COOs within Markets and regional bank-wide COOs in London and New York.

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Career Progression as a COO

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Career management and how best to develop talent within the COO function have been the subjects of debate within banking for years. It is a question

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The Banking COO v Non-Banking COO

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The roles have a common name and common behavioural traits, but there ends their commonality. The limited reading material

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New Horizons and Troubled Waters

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New horizons and a higher threshold for performance frames the future of business management, as CEOs seek quantification of value

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Redefining the role

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The principal responsibilities of the COO were established in response to the demands of the business head to have a reliable and senior resource at hand to deal with

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The Origin of Species

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I first came across the role of ‘business manager’ when recruiting for Lehman Brothers in the late 1990s. At the time I was a partner in a new search business, Alexander Mann Global Markets

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Defining the Indefinable

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The role of Chief Control Officer might seem self-explanatory. However, situated within a complex and multifaceted banking environment, the simplicity of the title

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Skill set migration for the COO

Article

Whilst many COOs venture down their careers with a sense of shrinking opportunity, some have taken the advantage of

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Ageism in Banking

Article

Below the corporate face of banking rests a growing pool of highly
experienced and unemployed bankers. They are the casualties of the turmoil in the

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The Markets’ COO

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‘In a glass-walled room on floor thirty-two, high in one of the towers of Canary Wharf, East London, three people sat quietly.
One Asian, one Caucasian and one Hispanic. Two men

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In the Beginning – The Regulator 2

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From the ashes of the Credit Crunch rises the Phoenix. The COO defined, empowered, more accountable. The principal responsibilities

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Playing Second Fiddle

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The evolving role of the COO – how its mandate is defined, its tasks allocated and executed, and the nature of its growing internal and external accountability – is a subject of debate

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Articles.

Conduct and Control

Article

At a Armstrong Wolfe COO Forum, there was a collective recognition that the present intensive phase of industry evolution is generational, offering no simple, short-term fix.

read more»

Setting the Scene: An Adventure into the Control World

Article

In 2013, I wrote my first paper investigating the role of the COO. Specifically, it focused on operational risk responsibilities and how I saw the COO as the de facto control officer.

read more»

The Accidental COO

Article

“Historically the COO role was used to help administrate and support the business, executing the strategy and aligning the organisation to ensure

read more»

A Leap of Faith

Article

One of the key challenges for any business is meeting the staffing demands for precise technical skill sets at peak times: if one bank is looking

read more»

RESHAPING THE CONVERSATION WITHIN OPERATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY

Article

The Q2 2016 Armstrong Wolfe COO forum was attended by over 50 COOs within Markets and regional bank-wide COOs in London and New York.

read more»

Career Progression as a COO

Article

Career management and how best to develop talent within the COO function have been the subjects of debate within banking for years. It is a question

read more»

The Banking COO v Non-Banking COO

Article

The roles have a common name and common behavioural traits, but there ends their commonality. The limited reading material

read more»

New Horizons and Troubled Waters

Article

New horizons and a higher threshold for performance frames the future of business management, as CEOs seek quantification of value

read more»

Redefining the role

Article

The principal responsibilities of the COO were established in response to the demands of the business head to have a reliable and senior resource at hand to deal with

read more»

The Origin of Species

Article

I first came across the role of ‘business manager’ when recruiting for Lehman Brothers in the late 1990s. At the time I was a partner in a new search business, Alexander Mann Global Markets

read more»

Defining the Indefinable

Article

The role of Chief Control Officer might seem self-explanatory. However, situated within a complex and multifaceted banking environment, the simplicity of the title

read more»

Skill set migration for the COO

Article

Whilst many COOs venture down their careers with a sense of shrinking opportunity, some have taken the advantage of

read more»

Ageism in Banking

Article

Below the corporate face of banking rests a growing pool of highly
experienced and unemployed bankers. They are the casualties of the turmoil in the

read more»

The Markets’ COO

Article

‘In a glass-walled room on floor thirty-two, high in one of the towers of Canary Wharf, East London, three people sat quietly.
One Asian, one Caucasian and one Hispanic. Two men

read more»

In the Beginning – The Regulator 2

Article

From the ashes of the Credit Crunch rises the Phoenix. The COO defined, empowered, more accountable. The principal responsibilities

read more»

Playing Second Fiddle

Article

The evolving role of the COO – how its mandate is defined, its tasks allocated and executed, and the nature of its growing internal and external accountability – is a subject of debate

read more»
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