CorporateSeptember 02, 2022

Wolters Kluwer #1 in 2022 Dutch Female Board Index

Wolters Kluwer ranks #1 in the 15th edition of the Female Board Index for 2022, published by professor of Corporate Governance Mijntje Lückerath at Tilburg University/TIAS School for Business and Society in the Netherlands.The Dutch Female Board Index 2022 presents an overview of the presence of women in the Executive Board (EB) and in the Supervisory Board (SB). According to this year’s results, the quota of women on the boards of Dutch listed companies increased from 14% to 15% for EBs and from 33% to 38% for SBs respectively. For the first time since the index began, women achieved a narrow majority (55%) in new SB appointments. At 23 listed companies, at least 33% of the EB and SB are now women. In 2021, this was still 16.

Nancy McKinstry, Female Board
Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chair of the Executive Board at Wolters Kluwer and the longest-serving female executive in the list: “With 50% or more of our Executive Board, Supervisory Board and Business CEOs female, Wolters Kluwer is taking a leading role in proving that a diverse workforce can lead to better decisions, innovation, and overall performance. As our global organization strives to hire, promote, and retain a highly engaged and talented workforce that represents the diversity of those we serve and the communities where we live and work, we are exceptionally proud of this recognition.”
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