Daniel Hendrix, CEO of Interface, Added to Speaker Roster at CFO Industrial-Sector Conference in Chicago

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CFO Conferences has announced that Daniel T. Hendrix, President and Chief Executive Officer, Interface, Inc., will be a featured speaker at the upcoming conference entitled Driving Financial Performance in Tough Times. The event, aimed at senior-level finance executives in the industrial sector, will take place in Chicago on June 8 and 9, 2008.

CFO Conferences has announced that Daniel T. Hendrix, President and Chief Executive Officer, Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ: IFSIA), the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming conference entitled Driving Financial Performance in Tough Times. The event, aimed at senior-level finance executives in the industrial sector, will take place in Chicago on June 8 and 9, 2008. CFO Conferences is the events unit of CFO Publishing, the publisher of CFO magazine and CFO.com.

Appointed as president and chief executive officer in July 2001, Hendrix previously served as the company's CFO. He's seen Interface through two recessions, 50+ acquisitions, and a half dozen divestitures. Most recently, he steered the company through a three-year (2001-2004), 35% percent industry decline, weathering a $2 stock price and a volatile core market. His discipline allowed the company to maintain its vision for 2020 while at the same time executing on a survival and turnaround strategy that gained the respect of customers and Wall Street.

"We're pleased to have Dan Hendrix join our speaker faculty," said Julia Homer, Senior Vice President for Content at CFO magazine and CFO Conferences. "He is uniquely qualified to speak on the topic of management during a challenging economy, and he also brings a perspective always compelling to our audience, that of a CFO-turned-CEO."

Driving Financial Performance in Tough Times will focus on cost and cash management strategies for manufacturing companies, wholesalers and others in the industrial value chain. Other speakers will include:

  •     Jonathan Chadwick, SVP, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, Cisco Systems
  •     Michael Gabaly III, Division Assistant Controller, Lockheed Martin
  •     Alan Dunn, President, GDI Consulting & Training
  •     Dr. Stephen Timme, President of FinListics Solutions and Adjunct Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

More information about the conference can be found at http://www.cfoperformance.com

About CFO Publishing and CFO magazine    
CFO Publishing is an award-winning Economist Group business. We reach an international audience of over 579,000 corporate decision makers online, in print, and through specialized events, conferences and research.

Our global portfolio of magazines includes CFO, CFO Asia, CFO Europe, an in-language edition, CFO China, and the new CFO Russia. This vibrant relationship with our decision-maker audience extends online at CFO.com - which attracts over 370,000 readers each month - as well as through CFO Research Services and CFO Conferences.
For more information, visit http://www.cfo.com

About CFO Conferences    
CFO Conferences produces educational and networking conferences and exhibitions for senior finance executives. Speakers include the CFOs of major corporations as well as thought leaders in management, strategy, and innovation. Attendees are primarily CFOs, VPs of Finance, and Controllers from large and mid-size U.S. corporations.
For more information, visit: http://www.cfoconferences.com

Contact info:
Randall A. Byrn
inquiries(at)cfo.com
(212) 554-0625
http://www.cfoconferences.com

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