12/03/19: More U.S. Companies Placing More Women on Boards

By Corporate Women Directors International

Overall Percentage of Women Directors of 200 largest companies globally only increases slightly to 22.4%

While the percentage of women board directors serving European companies remains higher than on boards of U.S. companies, the number of U.S. companies placing more women directors is pushing into Europe’s recent dominance.  According to a new report by Corporate Women Directors International (CWDI) examining board composition of the 200 largest companies in the world as ranked by Fortune, the percentage of women board directors in European companies stands at 34.1%, as of October 31, 2019, while the percentage of women on U.S. company boards has reached 28.2%.

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