For Corporate Boards, a Global Search

Western companies, especially tech multinationals like SAP and Nokia, have begun looking to Asia's emerging markets for their next board leaders
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In its nearly four decades of existence, SAP (SAP) has been a bastion of German business. The country's largest technology company employs more than 15,000 at home and is the eighth-largest component of Germany's benchmark DAX-30 stock index.

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