India ranks among lowest in female representation at senior management levels

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Updated: October 11, 2019 7:09:04 AM

In terms of female representation in senior management, India holds the third-lowest spot in APAC, ahead only of South Korea (4%) and Japan (3%).

India’s female representation on boards stands at 15.2% in 2019

Female representation on boards globally has doubled in a decade but India is near the bottom of the rankings for female representation at senior management levels, says a Credit Suisse report.

  • Ranked 23 globally of 56 countries, India’s female representation on boards stands at 15.2% in 2019, markedly below the global average of 20.6%
  • In terms of female representation in senior management, India holds the third-lowest spot in APAC, ahead only of South Korea (4%) and Japan (3%)
  • India also has the third-lowest rank in APAC with regard to female CEO representation (2%) and second lowest rank for female CFO representation (1%)

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