With improved gender diversity on boards, the latest report from the Hampton-Alexander Review turns its attention to female leaders.
The latest report from the Hampton-Alexander Review on the progress of women in UK boardrooms—with targets happily reached and exceeded—offers much to celebrate. But there is no mistaking its note of disappointment over the movement of women into leadership roles in executive teams.
The numbers speak for the themselves. Both the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 have reached their 2020 targets of 33% of board roles being occupied by women. But when it comes to women in executive and direct report positions, the latest Hampton-Alexander report shows that targets have been missed.
Women now occupy 36.2% of FTSE 100 boardroom positions, significan
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