Why CEOs Need to Walk the Global Walk

CT Partners Chairman Brian Sullivan talks about the need for American companies to be led by managers who have lived and traveled overseas

With so much economic growth occurring outside the U.S. it's increasingly important for American companies to have chief executive officers and board members who have lived and traveled abroad, says Brian Sullivan, New York-based chairman and chief executive officer of CT Partners, the executive search firm formerly known as Christian Timbers. Here are edited excerpts from a recent conversation:

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