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Financial Times – More women needed on boards, says UK’s biggest pension scheme

Egon Zehnder conducted a global study of board and senior executive roles at 1,610 public companies. It found that just over one in five board seats were occupied by women, but more than seven in 10 new positions were going to men.

Quartz – Company boards need at least three women before they truly begin to change

While progress is being made, especially at the board level, Egon Zehnder’s 2018 Global Board Diversity Tracker points out that companies need to go beyond the token appointment of one or two women to their boards before any positive impact is felt.

Financial Times – Doubts raised over whether gender parity in companies will ever be reached

In new research, Egon Zehnder examined board and senior executive roles at 1,610 public companies worth €7 billion or more in 44 countries. The findings indicate that just over 1/5 of board seats were held by women, a 2% increase over 2016, but more than seven in every 10 new appointments were still going to men.

Bloomberg – Women Get Board Seats Mostly When It's Required by Law

A new study by Egon Zehnder reports, among countries that average three or more women on large company boards, all but one operate under government-mandated quota systems. This begs the question, should the diversity advocates that have been trying for two decades to sell the corporate world on gender balance in the boardroom be lobbying lawmakers instead?

CNN Money Switzerland – Is Drive For More Women At The Top In Danger Of Grinding To A Halt?

Gender equality in the boardroom won’t happen if the pace of change continues to slow down. Egon Zehnder’s Simon Stebler, based in Zurich, explains why recent improvements are being threatened as new figures show just 2.7% of CEOs at large firms in Switzerland are women.

NACD — Egon Zehnder's Lisa Blais Recognized as One of Most Influential Governance Professionals of 2018

Egon Zehnder's Lisa Blais Recognized as One of Most Influential Governance Professionals of 2018

Is Your Board Tech-Ready?

Few boards have enough tech savvy in the boardroom and even fewer have tech committees. Egon Zehnder's Lindsay Trout shares what boards need to do to be tech-ready in today's world.

Directors & Boards — Is Your Board Tech-Ready?

Few boards have enough tech savvy in the boardroom and even fewer have tech committees. Egon Zehnder's Lindsay Trout shares what boards need to do to be tech-ready in today's world.

Security Roundtable — Making Boardroom Changes Today to Ensure a Cyber-Secure Tomorrow

Cyber risk experts Kal Bittianda, Selena Loh LaCroix, and William Houston explain why changes to improve security are necessary at the board level.

Directors & Boards – Attracting the Right CEO

Lisa Blais, Egon Zehnder's co-leader of the US Board Practice, discusses how boards can attract the top C-suite talent.

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