Cybersecurity, technology roles set to be most in-demand for executives

Technology, analytics and cybersecurity roles are set to be the among the most in-demand roles in 2019.

This is according to a global study of more than 500 representatives from leading executive search and leadership advisory firms, all members of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC).

The study reveals 65% of those surveyed expect technology, analytics and cybersecurity will be the most in-demand executive roles this year, while more than a third (35.4%) anticipate ‘digital leadership advisory’ to be a growing service to businesses in 2019.

The survey also shows Asian markets are predicted to have the strongest demand growth for executive talent in the year ahead with China leading (43.7%), followed by India (41.4%) and South-East Asia (37.6%).

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