The Dutch Female Board Index 2022

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The Dutch Female Board Index 2022 presents an overview of the presence of women in the Executive Board (EB) and in the Supervisory Board (SB). According to this year’s results, the quota of women on the boards of Dutch listed companies. increased from 14% to 15% for EBs and from 33% to 38% for SBs respectively. For the first time since the index began, women achieved a narrow majority (55%) in new SB appointments. At 23 listed companies, at least 33% of the EB and SB are now women. In 2021, this was still 16.

The number of companies with a female director on one of the two respective boards has increased from 74 to 81 (83% to 91%). The percentage of companies with at least one female executive director increased from 27% in 2021 to 30% in 2022 whereas the percentage of companies with at least one female non-executive director increased from 83% in 2021 to 91% in 2022. Now only eight companies do not have a single female director (6%, 2021:15), 62 companies (2021:65) do not have a female executive director (70%) and only eight companies do not have a single female nonexecutive director (9%). Click here to read the full report.

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