This year their research was conducted among CEOs of S&P 500 companies.
Their top findings:
- The percentage of new CEOs over age 50 has increased from 64% to 69% over the past year.
- 62% of all S&P 500 CEOs have earned an advanced degree beyond their undergraduate degree (this includes M.B.A.s, other master degrees, PhDs, etc.).
- Since 2000, the percentage of top 100 CEOs who followed one functional path (general management) throughout their career has decreased from 25% to 8%
(Tip of the Hat to Rob May, over at BusinessPundit for this one!)