• 14-APR-2011

Talent is Top Priority for CEOs, Says PwC Survey

CEO Survey Talent
Managing talent has overtaken risk as top of the CEO agenda, according to analysis from PwC's 14th annual CEO survey. Some 83% of the 1200 CEOs surveyed globally plan to change their firm's talent management strategy over the next 12 months and for 31% these changes will be major. The next priorities are risk management and investment, with 77% and 76% of CEOs respectively anticipating changes in these areas. Last year risk management was the number one priority for 84% of CEOs, followed by investment (81%), and talent third (79%). Globally the picture varies from region to region. In Asia-Pacific and the Middle-East, 92% and 89% of CEOs respectively plan to make changes to their people strategy, whereas in North America the figure drops to 78%. Available video includes soundbites.