Research finds appointing women to boardroom roles in the Gulf Coast Countries takes a back seat to oil price issues and geopolitics.
Appointing more women to company boards in the Gulf Coast Countries (GCC) is "not a priority" in the current economic climate, according to research undertaken by Deloitte with the GCC Chapter of the 30% Club.
The research found that executives believe there are more pressing concerns at present such as oil prices and geopolitics.
“… the majority of respondents felt that a greater number of women at board level is not a priority in the GCC presently, although some noted that this could also be said of anywhere in the world, and that gender diversity is a concept that is often talked about but not acted upon,” said the report.
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