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Women bosses boost female places in boardroom

November 22, 2016
Diversity & Inclusion

Having a female boss makes it more likely that there will be more women on your board, according to new research.

Headhunter Spencer Stuart, which compiles an annual report reviewing governance at the UK’s largest listed companies, found that boards have significantly more female directors where the chief executive or chairman is also a woman.

> Read the full article on the Financial Times website

By Sarah Gordon

Source: Financial Times

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