BoardWatch

Professional Boards Forum BoardWatch tracks the appointments of women to UK boards following the publication of Lord Davies's report in February 2011.

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Data kindly provided by BoardEx 2 December 2014
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Key figures

FTSE 100 companies

23% women directors (up from 12.5%*)
− 28.2% women Non-Executive Directors (up from 15.6%*)
− 8.3% women Executive Directors (up from 5.5%*)


0 all-male boards (down from 21*)

31.3% of board appointments since 1 March 2014 have been women

− 38.8% of new Non-Executive Directors are women
− 10% of new Executive Directors are women

168 more board seats held by women needed to reach Lord Davies 25% target

FTSE 250 companies
17.7% women directors (up from 7.8%*)
− 22.5% women Non-Executive Directors
− 5.0% women Executive Directors


24 (9.6%) all-male boards (down from 52.4%*)

31.9% of board appointments since 1 March 2014 have been women
− 39.3% of new Non-Executive Directors are women
− 6.4% of new Executive Directors are women

* Women on Boards, February 2011, Lord Davies of Abersoch. Figures relate to 2010.


 

FTSE 100 LeaderBoard

37 companies have 25% or more women directors
24 companies have 30% or more women directors

GAP to reach Lord Davies 2015 target:
63
companies need to appoint one woman or more

FTSE 250 LeaderBoard
68 companies have 25% or more women directors
48 companies have 30% or more women directors

History 1999-2014
FTSE100: % women directors



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Source: Professional Boards Forum BoardWatch
Data kindly provided by BoardEx and The Female FTSE Board Report



 



 
 

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