Australian CEOs are confident about their companies’ growth prospects, but less optimistic about both their countries’ and global economic prospects than their international peers, according to KPMG’s 2017 global study of CEOs.
The 2017 Global CEO Outlook is based on in-depth interviews with nearly 1,300 CEOs, including many from Australia, who are leading some of the world’s largest companies. Speaking to these CEOs provides unique insights into the strategic issues they are focused on, their expectations for business growth and the challenges they face over the next 3 years.
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