Hiring | Men still appointed to three-quarters of Boardroom positions

Men still appointed to three-quarters of Boardroom positions

Three-quarters of Boardroom appointments are still going to male candidates, new research by global search company Egon Zehnder has revealed.

The study’s findings suggest that gender parity will “never be reached” at the senior levels of global conglomerates.

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Comments (1)

  • Sue Jefferson
    Sue Jefferson
    Wed, 12 Dec 2018 1:48pm GMT
    Surely shareholders want to see Boards leverage diversity of thinking to see outperformance whilst mitigating risks?
    Why are they not insisting on this - like bid tenders do?
    Real barriers are unspoken fear of leaders in appointing women to senior roles - these must be acknowledged then can be addressed.