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Women in leadership: Building a sustainable talent pipeline

6/9/2015 Jenni Hibbert
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Over the past four years, since Lord Davies launched the Davies Report of Women on Boards, FTSE 350 boards have nearly doubled the number of women board directors in the UK. As we near meeting the immediate challenge of improving the representation of women on boards, we need now to focus on enriching the talent pipeline and to concentrate on more women being appointed to leadership roles.

Heidrick & Struggles has been at the forefront of the diversity debate about women on boards and in leadership roles. In this Boardroom Briefing, we examine what it will take for companies, boards, search professionals, CHROs and the educational sector to ensure that every opportunity is taken to enrich and develop the talent pipeline with women leaders.