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News round-up: this week in governance
Learning lessons from the CBI; US say-on-climate voting enthusiasm dims; calls for higher executive pay… and for pay restraint.
Board appointments fell sharply in 2022
Companies appear to be sticking with experienced leaders—to the detriment of progress—suggests FTSE 350 boardroom research.
Companies lean towards hiring CEOs new to the C-suite
Report on this year’s boards shows that 22% of UK chief executives had never had an executive role before becoming CEO.
Women take 54% of FTSE 350 board roles but fail to win ‘top jobs’
Just 19% of chair, chief executive, chief financial officer or senior independent director roles went to women in 2021.
Boards ‘lack the right knowledge’ to set effective climate policies
Research reveals disconnect between what boards say about the significance of climate change and their actual policies.
New CEO appointments reflect ‘multi-dimensional role’ amid the pandemic
Boards have appointed a greater number of women, non-nationals and candidates with an advanced degree or MBA during the past year.
Companies with CEOs that focus on culture ‘have higher growth rate’
Survey reveals relationship between chief executives that intentionally target their company’s culture and company performance.
‘Internal’ or ‘external’ for the best CEOs?
WPP has resolved its search for a new chief executive by selecting an internal candidate, making the media giant in tune with appointment trends in the FTSE 100.