September 24, 2014

Lorenz Capalad
(732) 868-0000 x118

SOMERSET, NJ – On September 23rd 2014, David Marberger, CFO of Godiva Chocolatier was honored at the CFO Studio reception celebrating the launch of the Third Quarter magazine. The event was attended by nearly 150 of the area’s prominent finance executives and was held at Metlife Stadium. The evening was hosted by Real Estate Strategies Corporation and sponsored by Deloitte, JP Morgan Chase, Revelwood and Robert Half International.

Marberger, who discusses his role in helping to establish Godiva as a truly global brand in the most recent issue of CFO Studio magazine, addressed the audience with a more intimate talk. He spoke about his personal philosophies for success. He passionately advised against becoming a victim and to instead find solutions to setbacks. He stressed the importance of having empathy in your personal and work lives. He emphasized that empathy does not mean being weak, but by putting yourself in other people’s shoes, you can make better decisions. Finally, he encouraged attendees to stretch themselves by daring to be something they never thought they could be.

The next CFO Studio event will be an Executive Dinner Series meeting will be held on October 15th, 2014. Claude Draillard, VP Finance of Dassault Falcon Jet will lead a discussion on “Global Sales and Supply Chain Optimization…The CFO as Chief Inspiration Officer.” To request an invitation, please contact or phone: 732-868-0000 x118.

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