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How to become a CEO: Aussie CEOs lagging in tech expertise

The qualifications of Australia's top chief executives remain heavily skewed to accounting and finance backgrounds, despite a marked shift in the similar markets like Britain to employ tech-experienced CEOs, raising concerns our boards are yet to fully embrace innovative leaders and combat disruption in their leadership teams.

How to become a CEO: Aussie CEOs lagging in tech expertise
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The CEO research by recruiting firm Robert Half shows that only 6 per cent of top ASX200 CEOs have a background in technology, compared to 50 per cent with a finance background, while about 11 per cent of top British CEOs have a technology background.

Read the full story at the Australian Financial Review.

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