Female CEOs Dwindle to Two in FTSE 100 as Carroll Departs Anglo [UK]

Author: Corinne Gretler & Simon Clark, Bloomberg , Published on: 26 October 2012

The FTSE 100 Index’s most exclusive club just got smaller. The departures of Anglo American...Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Carroll and Pearson...CEO Marjorie Scardino leave Burberry Group...’s Angela Ahrendts and Alison Cooper of Imperial Tobacco Group...as the only women in charge at the U.K.’s biggest companies...Carroll’s exit...comes the same week the European Union failed to agree on a 40 percent quota for women on company supervisory boards by 2020. [refers to Crossbridge Capital, Newton Investment Management, Barclays, Absa]

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Related companies: Absa Anglo American Barclays Burberry Imperial Tobacco Pearson