Underneath 5% of Europe’s prime corporations have a feminine CEO
That meant simply 28 of the continent’s 600 most dear public corporations had employed a feminine chief government.
In a report revealed Wednesday by the EU-backed European Girls on Boards (EWOB), researchers analyzed public information from corporations listed on Europe’s Stoxx 600 index, which is comprised of the 600 highest-valued public corporations in Europe. Companies from 17 international locations have been included within the evaluation.
The research gave every firm an total rating primarily based on 4 core metrics: the general Share of girls in management, the Share of girls on the board, the Share of girls at government stage, and the Share of girls on company committees.
In line with the report, only one in 4 management positions have been held by ladies, whereas just one third of board members throughout Stoxx 600 corporations have been feminine.
Simply 16% of executives at Europe’s prime corporations have been ladies, the info confirmed, with simply 30 of the corporations within the research near attaining gender-balanced management.
Firms from Norway, France and Sweden have been the closest to having gender-balanced governance, the research discovered. Seven of the highest 20 corporations in EWOB’s index have been French, whereas 5 have been Swedish.
On the different finish of the dimensions have been Swiss corporations, with half of the 20 lowest-ranked corporations hailing from Switzerland. Firms from Luxembourg, Spain and Germany additionally acquired low total scores.
European international locations with essentially the most gender various management
Prime 10 corporations in EWOB gender range index
- Suez Environement
Backside 10 corporations in EWOB gender range index
- United Web
- Swiss Life
- Kuehne + Nagel
- Deutsche Wohnen
Firms within the expertise, media and monetary companies sectors have been the very best performers when it comes to having ladies in management positions, whereas Europe’s industrial and well being care industries had the bottom proportion of feminine leaders.
Spokespersons for Ambu, Nemetschek and United Web weren’t instantly obtainable for remark when contacted by CNBC.