and cultures and ability to manage larger
and diverse teams," Saksena added.
Noting that many Indian companies are also servicing
international needs which require leaders with a global
perspective, Saksena said "some of these capabilities are not
often found internally and hence they scout for a suitable
candidate outside their company or industry".
Going by data provided by executive search firm Spectrum
Talent Management, around 16 high profile CEOs/COOs from threeconsumer facing industries - FMCG, Telecom and Automobile have switched jobs in 2013.
Spectrum Talent Management Director Vidur Gupta said that
a rise in hiring of CEOs is expected to increase after the
general elections of 2014.