In February 2007, Fortune magazine summed up the position of today's finance chief: "The chief financial officer post--once a finishing school for CEOs--has become the crummiest
gig in the corporate suite.
But when it came to his passions and dislikes, the author of the 1950s comic masterpiece, Lucky Jim, had the unfussy tastes of the crummiest
Out of the blue in London we paid like the worst, crummiest
stripper to surprise Bert in the studio for his birthday.
Roz Chast in The New Yorker sardonically saluted "The Crummiest
What we see is absolutely the crummiest
technology purchasing environment that I have seen since I have been at Compuware in 1981 - and I don't see it getting better in the short term,' chief executive Joe Nathan bluntly told analysts.
Overseeing such layoffs, says Kozlowski, is "the crummiest
part" of being a CEO.