Leading CEOs have revealed their career moves, surprising training grounds and key conversations that have set them on the path to the top job. In a report by Korn Ferry, 11 CEOs including REAs Tracey Fellows, Xero’s Rod Drury, Carnivale’s Ann Sherry, LinkedIn’s Cliff Rosenberg and Lend Lease’s Steve McCann discuss their stories and turning points in their career.
Common themes include non-linear career paths, unexpected forks, sliding door moments, needing to back themselves and gaining diverse experience.
Copy of the report and related articles follow:
- CEOs reveal their unusual paths to the top job, Australian Financial Review
- What are the most important things to look for in a CEO? Human Resources Monthly
- The C-Suite: Moving Up and Moving In, Korn Ferry Report 15 May 2017