Last year, 15 percent of all major Western European companies saw a change at the top. While the majority of this turnover was planned, 3.7 percent of firms forced their CEOs out of the board room. The infographic below shows the industries which were most prolific in doing so.
The most trigger happy industry was IT. In total, PwC found that 6.7 percent of all CEOs were fired. Least likely to be shown the door were those in 'industrials', with 2 percent dismissed from their post last year.