Toshiba to hire 100 female executives [Japan]

Author: United Press Intl., Published on: 1 April 2013

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba said it would hire 100 female managers within the next two years in an effort to diversify their executive ranks. The Japan Times reported Monday that 270 or 3.7 percent of Toshiba's managers are women. The company is trying to boost that number to 5 percent. The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development says 95 percent of company boards in Japan are comprised of men…In Japan, the larger the business, the smaller the odds that an executive is a woman…

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