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What Makes A CEO
Exclusive research from BusinessComparison reveals the common traits of the world’s most successful CEOs. The research looks at the CEOs of 50 of the world’s most influential brands to reveal the commonalities amongst them and their journeys to the top, analysing each on gender, age, nationality, education, social following and more…
Here’s the profile of a top-flight CEO:
A 55-year-old American man who got the top job at the age of 41. Born in August but is a Taurus. He attended Harvard where he got his MBA before joining the working world. He did not found the company he oversees but spent 11 years working for the company before he became CEO.
Key findings from the report:
- The average age at which these individuals first gained the title of CEO is 41
From the list of 50 CEOs, just four are female
Millennials make up 45% of the world’s most successful CEOs. In fact, every one of the millennials on the list has founded their own company
86% of the CEOs have a college degree or higher, with three of the CEOs being college dropouts
- 11 of the CEOs in this report actually founded their own businesses
You can find the full report and more in-depth findings by clicking here.
Do you fit the CEO persona?