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Thaddeus Arroyo approaches difficult challenges as career opportunities

Published: 11 September 2012

ID: G00239685

Analyst(s): Richard Hunter , Jorge Lopez

Summary

This career profile of Thaddeus Arroyo summarizes the decisions and lessons that led him to the role of global CIO of AT&T. The lessons include the importance of gaining a broad enterprise perspective and pursuing experience-building opportunities even if they feel uncomfortable.

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Case study

  • Broadening experiences to develop new skills
  • Accepting uncomfortable opportunities as part of career growth

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