New Chair And Deputy Chair Of Women On Boards Review Appointed

  The Chair of GlaxoSmithKline, and former Chair of RBS and Sainsbury’s, Sir Philip Hampton, has been appointed to lead an independent review on increasing representation of women in the executive level of FTSE 350 companies, the Government has announced. Dame Helen Alexander, Chair of UBM, will take on the role of Deputy Chair to… Read full story

Fidelio Announces Two Events to Address Link Between Increased Gender Diversity & Leadership Effectiveness At Board & Executive Level

Fidelio, the Board and Executive Search Consultancy has announced two events in the first quarter of 2016 addressing the link at Board and Executive level between increased gender diversity and leadership effectiveness. Further information about both events can be found on fideliopartners.com. If interested in attending please contact info@fideliopartners.com or Alix Ciraud on +44 (0) 207 759 2200. Die… Read full story

30% Club Launches Technology Group

The 30% Club today has announced the launch of its technology group. The group will be led by Melissa Di Donato, Area Vice President, Salesforce and will work to increase female representation on the boards of technology companies. The technology group will showcase the contribution women make in senior executive positions and encourage technology firms… Read full story

Mercer Appoints Catrina Holme As Non-Executive Director To Its UK Board

Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments, has appointed Catrina Holme as non-executive director of its UK Board. Initially a private equity lawyer, Ms Holme has been involved in the venture capital industry since 1992. She has served in Executive, Non-Executive and Investment roles in the sector, including as a Partner… Read full story

Women on Boards: Significant Progress Made in FTSE100 But More To Be Done in FTSE250

The latest annual report from Lord Davies of Abersoch reveals that significant progress continues to be made with increased gender diversity in FTSE100 boardrooms. The Davies’ report is published annually alongside the Cranfield University School of Management’s Female FTSE Board report, Business Secretary Vince Cable said: “FTSE 100 boards have made enormous progress in the… Read full story

Women on Boards – Most Improved FTSE100 Companies Revealed

At a recent event the top 10 most improved FTSE 100 boards between 2010 and October 2014 were revealed. They are: Old Mutual Aggreko Glaxosmithkline Wolseley Land Securities Group Associated British Foods Capita Petrofac Weir Group HSBC Business Secretary Vince Cable said: “Seeing the enormous progress made by these ten top FTSE 100 companies demonstrates… Read full story

Non-Executive Director Awards 2015 – Nominations Open

The Sunday Times in association with Peel Hunt are seeking nominations for the Non-Executive Director Awards 2015. The categories are as follows: FTSE 100 Not-for-Profit / Public Service Organisation Quoted – AIM Quoted – Official List Unquoted / Private Equity Backed Lifetime Achievement – Shortlist and winner is decided by the 2015 judges   The… Read full story