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UK: More women being represented at board level in FTSE companies

Author: Business Quarter, Published on: 13 February 2015

"More women being represented at Board level in FTSE companies", 6 Feb 2015

Business must keep up the momentum for representation of women on their boards, according to Business Secretary Vince Cable, as he revealed the top 10 most improved companies…The top 10 most improved FTSE 100 boards between 2010 and October 2014:

  • Old Mutual
  • Aggreko
  • Glaxosmithkline
  • Wolseley
  • Land Securities Group
  • Associated British Foods
  • Capita
  • Petrofac
  • Weir Group
  • HSBC

Business Secretary Vince Cable said: Seeing the enormous progress made by these 10 top FTSE 100 companies demonstrates that the UK’s voluntary, business-led approach is working. Our target of 25% women on boards by 2015 is in sight. However, the threat of EU mandatory targets remains a reality if we do not meet it…

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Related companies: Aggreko Associated British Foods GlaxoSmithKline HSBC Land Securities Old Mutual Petrofac Weir Group Wolseley