The step from Chief Information Officer to Chief Executive Officer seems like it should be simple, but few manage to take it. Sure you’ve managed a budget, engaged in strategic planning, and saved the company a bundle of money. Experience like that just gets you in the game – your ace-in-the-hole is something you didn’t train for.
variety of companies and nonprofit organizations i . We started with two questions: What do you look for in a presidential promotion? Who got the promotion to CEO, and why ii ? i The survey results, recommendations, and specific techniques for general managers can be found in So You Want the President's Job... , by Peter Meyer, published in and copyright Business Horizons, January 1998 ii For the purposes of the study, we included CEO, COO, General Manager, and President. The titles are not completely