One of the reasons given by FTSE 350 chairs and CEOs for failing to appoint women on to boards is “we have one woman already on the board, so we are done…”
“I don’t think women fit comfortably into the board environment” is one of the excuses given by FTSE 350 chairs and CEOs to the team behind the government’s executive gender diversity campaign, for failing to appoint women on to boards.
The comment, revealed by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, was provided during the Hampton-Alexander Review, which sets out that one-third of FTSE leadership positions are filled by women by 2020.
Other "explanations" for failing to appoint women on to boards include: “All the ‘good’ women have already been snapped up”; “We have one woman already on the boar
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