Half of top execs interested in emigrating are black - survey

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.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Advaita Naidoo, COO of Jack Hammer.

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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