Chief marketing officers (CMOs) have the shortest average tenure among C-suite executives at large US companies, according to recent research from Korn Ferry.
The report was based on an analysis of the ages and tenures of c-suite executives at the 1,000 largest companies in the United States by revenue.
The average tenure of a CMO is 3.5 years, compared with 6.9 years for a CEO. Tech CMOs have the shortest average tenure (3 years) among the industries examined.
The average age of a CMO is 54, which ties with CFOs as the youngest among c-suite executives. Consumer goods CMOs have the youngest average age (52) among the industries examined.
Check out the following tables for more insights from the report:
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