In a recent survey of senior executives, we sought to find out what experience is best for the CEO position, a CFO or a COO? Read the following 6 key elements a CEO must possess:
1. A Sales and Marketing background is essential for a CEO.
Harold Torninger, CEO at Sight Executive Group, stated, “In my experience the CEO position is best prepared from individuals who have a Product Marketing and Sales and Marketing track record. They have demonstrated a strong Customer focus and also an ability to handle the whole Supplychain.”