Advertisements
Hr Library
Trending

Food For Thought: Where are all the women CEOs?

Source | Linkedin | Natalie MacDonald |News Editor at LinkedIn

#FoodForThought is a biweekly series serving up food for your brain, exploring news headlines, economic trends and workforce issues. Subscribe and share your thoughts. 

Did you know that just 11 ASX200 companies have a female chief executive? (incidentally the same number as those led by a man named “Michael”). If your name is Andrew, you are 27% more likely to lead an ASX200 listed company than any female.

Last week, I appeared on Weekend Today (see above or here) to discuss the record number of female CEOs now leading Fortune 500 companies. As of 1 June, 33 of the highest-grossing firms in the United States have a woman in the top job.

But let’s look further down the career ladder. While the number of female CEOs in Australia has grown just 1% in the last five years, research shows the number of senior female managers has risen 4.4%, indicating that there’s still a bottleneck in the pipeline when it comes to seeing that talent flow through from middle management into executive leadership positions.

Click here to read the full article

Advertisements
Source
Linkedin
Tags
Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button
Close
Close
%d bloggers like this: