The survey data published in this report is based on a survey of 1,300 chief executive officers (CEOs) in 11 of the world’s largest economies: Australia, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, the UK and the US. The survey was conducted between 22 January and 27 February 2018.
The CEOs operate in 11 key industries: asset management, automotive, banking, consumer and retail, energy, infrastructure, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, technology and telecom.
Of the 1,300 CEOs, 314 came from companies with revenues between US$500 million and US$999 million; 546 from companies with revenues between US$1 billion and US$9.9 billion; and 440 from companies with revenues of US$10 billion or more.
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