Inspired by a post the other day: what is the typical age of a senior manager (one step below director) in industry?

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It will depend on the company and industry. But just to give you a flavor, my group has a few Senior Managers (Corp Strategy) and we are all early 30s. Couple yrs pre MBA experience, MBA and a couple years Strategy consulting from MBB / boutiques then exit.


Why should it matter? You are not in school that people need to reach certain milestones by certain age. If a person who is 50 years old and who is equally equipped as a person 22 year old, both could be senior mgr or director. What are your trying to measure?

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