Transformation of boardrooms around South Africa is under threat; it seems when considering the results of a survey by executive head-hunters Jack Hammer.
A record 86% of top South African executives polled for the survey would consider leaving the country.
Almost half (49%) of respondents interested in emigrating were black.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
This is sentiment. It’s not indicative of actual numbers [of people emigrating]…— Advaita Naidoo, Jack Hammer
It [black execs thinking of emigrating] is a lot higher than we’ve seen in the past…— Advaita Naidoo, Jack Hammer
Opportunity matters to candidates.— Advaita Naidoo, Jack Hammer
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