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 3 March 2014
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KEY FIGURES

FTSE 100
companies

  • 20.8% women directors (up from 12.5%*)
    − 25.7% women Non-Executive Directors (up from 15.6%*)
    − 6.9% women Executive Directors (up from 5.5%*)
  • 1 all-male boards (down from 21*)
  • 28% of board appointments since 1 March
    2013 have been women
    − 32% of new Non-Executive Directors are women
    − 11% of new Executive Directors are women
  • 47 more board seats held by women needed
    to reach Lord Davies 25% target

FTSE 250 companies

  • 15.8% women directors (up from 7.8%*)
    − 19.7% women Non-Executive Directors
    − 5.5% women Executive Directors

  • 48 (19.2%) 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
    − 21% of new Executive Directors are women


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


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FTSE 100 COMPANIES WITH ALL-MALE BOARDS (1)


Glencore Xstrata plc

  % WOMEN ON UK BOARDS


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FTSE 100 LeaderBoard
37 companies have 25% or more women directors
16 companies have 30% or more women directors

FTSE 250 LeaderBoard
53 companies have 25% or more women directors
28 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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