Survey finds that an increasing number of FTSE 100 companies are appointing chief executives from outside Britain.
A review of appointments among Britain's largest listed companies found that 47% of all externally appointed CEOs are candidates from overseas.
The number of UK nationals leading FTSE 100 companies has slipped to 61 from 65, a year ago, according to the study from Robert Half.
Charlie Grubb, UK managing director of Robert Half Executive Search, said: "Globalisation is blurring geographic lines for mega-companies in the UK and abroad, and businesses with a global outlook will be tomorrow’s dominant players.
"Even in times of economic uncertainty and change, the UK’s largest listed companies can only benefit from an inclusive, broa
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