The idea that women are on equal footing in the business world is a joke, and here’s how you know: Just 8 percent of CEOs for Fortune 100 companies are women, and that’s down from 9 percent last year, according to a new analysis from executive recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles.
Put another way, there are eight female CEOs and 92 male CEOs in the Fortune 100. The average age is 59; they are overwhelmingly white.
Somehow, it’s even worse in Europe. Women lead 6 percent of the...
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