What do you need to get to the top?

Julia Kollewe
office worker
office worker

PA

What do you need to get to the top? Strong financial management skills, apparently. Oh and it really helps if you are male and over 45.

More than half the chief executives of FTSE 100 companies now have financial backgrounds – a 67% jump since the beginning of the financial crisis in 2008 when only 31 had financial experience.