Research shows that companies with women on the board outperform in terms of profitability, productivity and employee engagement. What’s more, female Neds (non-executive directors) bring a fresh perspective. There’s also evidence they are more willing to challenge the status quo and not simply wave through decisions made by the executive team.
The City CV team has always been committed to coaching, mentoring and supporting women throughout their careers. As such, we were delighted to offer our advice to women seeking non-executive directorships in this IoD magazine article. Ned roles are no longer the preserve of men approaching retirement – some female Neds are still in their twenties.