Why more boards are hiring outsider CEOs

| May 10, 2016

Why more boards are hiring outsider CEOs
Hiring a chief executive officer from outside the company used to be seen as a last resort, but over the last several years, more companies have deliberately chosen to hire a outsider. The Strategy&’s CEO Success study which covered hiring data of CEOs in 2,500 public companies worldwide found from 2012 to 2015, boards chose an outsider CEO 22% of the time in planned turnovers, up from 14% from 2004 to 2007.

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