The Robert Half FTSE 100 CEO tracker

See how the FTSE CEOs got to where they are today and how the route to the top job in FTSE 100 companies has changed.

How has the career paths changed to becoming one of Britain’s top bosses? Does age or gender boost your chances? Is having a financial background still the key to success?

The FTSE 100 CEO slideshare highlights the key findings from the annual Robert Half FTSE 100 CEO Tracker including the career paths, educational background, gender, age and nationality of the FTSE 100 CEOs.

Key findings include:

  • In the last four years, the number of CEOs with a background in technology has seen a significant increase.
  • The majority of CEOs continue to have a background in finance
  • The typical age of a CEO is 55 years old and the average tenure is five years and two months

View the slideshare below, or read the full FTSE 100 CEO tracker press release here. 

FTSE 100 CEO slideshare

About the FTSE CEO research

Robert Half has conducts annual research on the FTSE 100 CEOs by analysing publicly available sources of information to track trends including their professional career backgrounds, age and length of tenure. The research was analysed from the period 1st April 2016 – 31 April 2017, and all results are correct to the best of our knowledge.

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