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Female CEOs Bring More Women onto Boards

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The Wall Street Journal – Female CEOs Bring More Women onto Boards

Firms with female CEOs tend to have more female directors, while companies with 3+ female directors significantly outperform those with none, reports The Wall Street Journal. These study results confirm the experiences of Kim Van der Zon, head of Egon Zehnder’s US board practice, who say’s that women CEOs are even more passionate about this agenda of getting more women on boards and in many cases, this means that they are more willing to take risks on up and comers.

Full story: Joann S. Lublin: Female CEOs Make Room for Female Directors in The Wall Street Journal (12 November 2014)

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