The boardrooms of the country’s top businesses have long been male-dominated spaces, with the government recommending in 2015 that the boards of all FTSE 350 companies should be 33% by 2020. So, did the UK hit the target? Debut has examined the gender split of FTSE 100 boardrooms and found things do seem to be improving, with women taking 36% of current board roles. However, just five currently employ more female directors than male and almost a third of companies are yet to meet the 33% target. The construction and materials sector did achieve the most diverse FTSE 100 sector status with a 50/50 split of male and female board members.
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