Success for women in the boardroom, but not necessarily as Chair or CEO

The latest Hampton-Alexander review reveals that women have reached a major milestone on FTSE 100 boards, but still fail to win CEO or chair positions in significant numbers.
There’s good news, but also bad news. The good news is that the number of women on FTSE 100 boards has reached a major milestone. The bad news is that the same cannot be said of the number of female chief executives and chairs.

“Women, we know, often fail to take on, or to be promoted to stretch jobs because they have an unwarranted lack of confidence…” – Fiona Hathorn, Women on Boards

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