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 6 May 2014
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KEY FIGURES

FTSE 100
companies

  • 21.6% women directors (up from 12.5%*)
    − 26.9% women Non-Executive Directors (up from 15.6%*)
    − 6.9% women Executive Directors (up from 5.5%*)

  • 29% of board appointments since 1 March
    2013 have been women
    − 34% of new Non-Executive Directors are women
    − 11% of new Executive Directors are women


FTSE 250 companies

  • 16.3% women directors (up from 7.8%*)
    − 20.5% women Non-Executive Directors
    − 5.3% women Executive Directors


  • 48 (17.6%) all-male boards (down from
    52.4%*)

  • 33% of board appointments since 1 March
    2013 have been women
    − 36% of new Non-Executive Directors are women
    − 17% of new Executive Directors are women


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




  FTSE 100 LeaderBoard
38 companies have 25% or more women directors
18 companies have 30% or more women directors

GAP to reach Lord Davies 2015 target: 62 companies need to
appoint one woman or more


FTSE 250 LeaderBoard
54 companies have 25% or more women directors
31 companies have 30% or more women directors
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History 1999-2014
FTSE100: % women directors



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


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FTSE 100 ALL-MALE BOARDS


With the appointment of Patrice Merrin as NED at Glencore plc, we
are delighted that this section of BoardWatch has become redundant. There are no all-male boards on the FTSE100 as of 26 June 2014.




 

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