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 January 2016
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Key figures

FTSE 100 companies

26.0% women directors (up from 12.5%*)
− 31.4% women Non-Executive Directors (up from 15.6%*)
− 9.8% women Executive Directors (up from 5.5%*)


0 all-male boards (down from 21*)


FTSE 250 companies
19.8% women directors (up from 7.8%*)
− 24.9% women Non-Executive Directors
− 5.5% women Executive Directors


17 (6.8%) all-male boards (down from 52.4%*)


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


 

FTSE 100 LeaderBoard

58 companies have 25% or more women directors
29 companies have 30% or more women directors

In average percentage terms, the Lord Davies target was met towards
the end of 2015. However, it is interesting to note that 42 FTSE 100 companies still have less than 25% women directors.


FTSE 250 LeaderBoard
86 companies have 25% or more women directors
45 companies have 30% or more women directors

History 1999-2016
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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