Korn Ferry Class of 2014 Report

Significant Increase In Female NED Appointments

Significant Increase In Female NED Appointments

By Becky Frith for HR Magazine, 5 August 2015

The proportion of female first-time FTSE 350 non-executive directors (NEDs) significantly increased last year, according to a report by Korn Ferry.

The firm’s Class of 2014 report, which analysed all first-time NED appointments to FTSE 350 companies, revealed that 39% of first-time NEDs in 2014 were women, up from 28% in 2013 and 11% in 2007