Attention now turns to more women becoming executives in the FTSE 100 after all-male boards become a thing of the past.
There are no longer any all-male boards among FTSE 100 companies, says former trade minister Lord Davies.
According to his latest report, FTSE 100 firms met a voluntary target of 25% of women board members in 2015.
The majority of the board members are non-executives.
On BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Lord Davies was asked why 260 of the 286 women on the boards of FTSE 100 companies are non-executives.
He replied: "The focus of our work was on fixing the boardroom. We've done that and there's very few all
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