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A relatively new but increasingly important role is emerging: the chief strategy officer (CSO). From Starbucks to Siemens, many organizations now have a designated CSO.
A CSO can be defined as an executive responsible for assisting the CEO with identifying, communicating, executing and sustaining strategic initiatives — basically, what a portfolio manager does.
And I would argue that the next CSOs will come through the portfolio management ranks.
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