RBS has named Alison Rose as its new chief executive, making her the first woman to lead one of the UK’s big four banks.
But, there’s still a long way to go for female representation in Fortune 500 leadership. Women still make up just 6.6% of CEOs at the companies on Fortune’s list.
‘If we want the next generation of women to be strong, assertive, and demanding in this environment, we have to give them models that show them how.’
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If some female executives feel reticent to promote women for fear that their actions will be questioned, then the entire approach to creating more gender equality needs to be rethought.”
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