Russia tops in female business leaders

EPA/Jens Buettner

Philippines and Lithuania were the other two countries with the most female business leaders worldwide

45 percent of senior management positions are held by women in Russia while in the US the percentage stands at 23 percent (the highest figure since 2007)


Russia has the most female business leaders in the world, according to a gender equality survey by US based accounting firm Grant Thornton.

According to the survey, 45 percent of senior management positions are held by women in Russia while in the US the percentage stands at 23 percent (the highest figure since 2007). Moreover, the UK has marginally declined in the last year, with 21 percent of senior roles now held by women (down from 22 percent in 2015).

Pamela Harless, Chief people and ...


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