CEO for a Global Fortune 100 Company
While I understand that much has been written, argued and debated regarding this topic, I'll appreciate your experiences, view-points, suggestions and comments.
(1) What are the experiences required to qualify for a CEO at a billion dollar global enterprise? What are the "must have" functional expertise to be at the hot seat? How important is it to have a global exposure? What kind of achievements are looked upon when considering their credentials? An elaborate answer would be of immense help.
(2) What are the thoughts that come to the mind of the Chairperson, Shareholders and Board of Directors when they look at a candidate for the CEO position at a Fortune 100 Company?
(3) Most of the CEOs are hired internally. When and why does the Directors look for an external candidate? Why would they prefer a candidate who is new to the organizational culture, challenges, business(es), processes, ...?