Industry focus

Our industry specialists present you with sector insights into the results of the survey. We invite you to explore the analysis for your industry, and contact us to discuss how we can help your business capitalise on the new - but challenging - opportunities for growth.

In this year’s CEO Survey, Asset Management CEOs are increasingly optimistic and showing it. They’re planning to hire, make acquisitions and invest in technology..
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Automotive CEOs are more optimistic this year, despite worries about a wide range of threats. They see a need to respond to global trends, but many are just getting started.
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Banking & capital markets leaders see technology, demographic changes and shifts in global economic power as the trends most likely to transform their businesses over the next five years.
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In this year’s CEO Survey, infrastructure executives are more optimistic but still concerned about the public sector’s ability to deliver. Creating a skilled workforce is a top priority.
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In our CEO Survey, Chemicals CEOs are optimistic about growth despite worries. They expect technological advances & climate change and resource scarcity to transform their businesses.
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In this year’s CEO Survey Communications industry executives are optimistic about future growth, and laser-focused on cultivating product and service innovation.
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The energy sector is transforming, with technology playing a big role. Energy CEOs are reaching out to new global consumers and building trust with stakeholders. They worry about government actions too.
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In this year’s CEO Survey, engineering and construction CEOs say they worry about raw materials and the workforce. They also see technology having a big impact.
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This sector key findings report takes a closer look at responses from entertainment and media CEOs. We surveyed 72 sector leaders in 33 countries, and conducted in-depth interviews with 3 CEOs: Michael Roth, Interpublic Group, Donatella Treu, II Sole 24 Ore SpA and Nigel Morrison, SKYCITY.
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In this year’s CEO Survey forest, paper & packaging CEOs see tough times ahead and worry about economic risks. Adapting more quickly to changing technology is an issue too.
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In this year’s CEO Survey Healthcare CEOs see technology, demographics and customer expectations as transforming healthcare.
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In this year’s CEO Survey industrial manufacturing CEOs have a more confident outlook. Many see climate change & resource scarcity transforming business over the next 5 years.
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How insurance CEOs are seeking to reinvigorate growth and respond to the transformational trends facing their sector.
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In this year´s CEO survey metals CEOs are more worried about a host of risks. Overall, they’re less confident than any other sector. Metals companies are cutting costs and taking it slow on transactions, but many are already adapting supply chains to cope with emerging global trends.
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In this year’s CEO Survey, Pharmaceuticals and life sciences executives say technology, demographics, and shifts in wealth are transforming the sector.
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With an energy transformation on the horizon, power & utilities CEOs are counting on technology, but they’ll also need to do more to build customer trust.
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Government & the Global CEO: Businesses’ priorities for government & how governments can deliver growth through collaboration and build trust through engagement
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Reaching global consumers – especially through technological innovation – is high on the agenda for both retail and consumer goods CEOs in this year’s CEO Survey.
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Technology CEOs are more optimistic and confident in this year’s CEO Survey, but they have some challenges as well, including improving their ability to innovate and dealing with cyber threats. They’re focused on changes in R&D and innovation, but customer growth and retention as well as talent strategies remain priorities too.
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In this year’s CEO survey transportation & logistics CEOs are more optimistic. They’re focusing on developing the workforce and improving their environmental footprint.
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