The FTSE 100 Boardroom Gender Gap

Written by on 22nd February 2018
Category: SilverDoor news

More women are slowly being seen in the boardrooms of the UK’s biggest businesses, with Tesco chairman John Allan going so far as to say that white men will soon be an ‘endangered species’ in the boardroom.

A 2011 government review into the matter recommended that UK listed companies in the FTSE 100 should all be aiming for a minimum of 25% female board member representation by 2015, so three years later, how have they got on?

To put this to the test we looked at publicly available information for all FTSE 100 companies, to assess the ratio of male to female board members.

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