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Only 7% Of U.S. Fortune 500 CEOs Post Profiles On LinkedIn


  • 8 out of 131 U.S. based CEOs (7%) are on LinkedIn.
  • In terms of industries, they represent the technology (x3), consumer goods (x2), airlines (x1), financial services (x1) and industrial (x1) sectors.

  • 5 out of 178 Asia Pacific based CEOs (3%) are on LinkedIn.
  • In terms of industries, they represent the financial services (x2), oil & gas (x2) and automotive (x1) sectors.
  • In terms of countries, CEOs that can be found on LinkedIn hail from India (x2), Australia (x1), China (x1) and Japan (x1).

  • 19 out of 160 Europe based CEOs (12%) are on LinkedIn.
  • In terms of industries, they represent the consumer goods (x6), oil & gas (x3), financial services (x4), energy (x3), aviation (x1), construction (x1) and real estate (x1) sectors.
  • In terms of countries, CEOs that can be found on LinkedIn hail from France (x7), Britain (x5), the Netherlands (x5), Finland (x1) and Germany (x1).
Interests on LinkedIn         Asian CEOs        

        European CEOs
Career opportunities         1%         4%         5%
Consulting offers         1%         3%         5%
New ventures         1%         3%         5%
Job inquiries         2%         3%         6%
Expertise requests         3%         3%         7%
Business deals         3%         3%         6%
Reference requests         3%         4%         7%
Getting back in touch         3%         4%         8%

Source: CTPartners LinkedIn research 2012

About CTPartnersCTPartners is a leading performance-driven executive search firm serving clients across the globe. Committed to a philosophy of partnering with its clients, CTPartners offers a proven record in C-Suite, senior executive, and board searches, as well as expertise serving private equity and venture capital firms.

With origins dating back to 1980, CTPartners serves clients with a global organization of more than 400 professionals and employees, offering expertise in board advisory services and executive recruiting services in the financial services, life sciences, industrial, professional services, retail and consumer, and technology, media and telecom industries. Headquartered in New York, CTPartners has 23 offices in 15 countries.

Copyright Business Wire 2010
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