Industry Moves reported on 408 appointments for the first half of this year made by 198 organisations. 44% of the 68 board appointments were awarded to women, but once again our statistics show disappointing results for those who are looking for an improvement in the gender balance of executive appointments in the finance industry.
Below we give a snapshot of statistics for the first six months of the year, and also highlight the move, Q&As and insight piece that most grabbed your attention.
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Snapshot January - June 2018
198………..Organisations with appointments
87……….....Organisations awarded appointments to women
24%............Awarded to females
45%............Awarded to females
Most viewed pages for the first half of 2018
Most viewed Move
LGIAsuper appoints new CEO
Kate Farrar's appointment to the role of CEO of LGIAsuper was the most read move of the last six months with nearly 1,830 views. The former McKinsey & Company executive joined the $11 billion fund in April 2018 taking over from David Todd who had held the dual role of CEO/CIO since 2006.
Most viewed Q&A
Emerging Leaders: Q&A with Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Sophie Dodson
Sophie Dodson's Q&A, as part of our emerging leading series, was the most read Q&A, with hundreds of readers clicking through to find out more about her handy tips for working the room at industry events.
Most viewed Insight piece
Celebrating with the industry's influential women for International Women's Day
To mark the 104th International Women's Day, we spoke to some of the industry's most influential women - including ANZ's Alexis George, OneVue's Connie McKeage and Madison FG's Annick Donat - and asked them to pay tribute to the women in their lives who have made a difference.
Farewelling Michael Dwyer
An Industry Giant prepares to hand over the reins
First State Super CEO, Michael Dwyer, announced his retirement in May, following 14 years as head of the $90 billion fund. Reflecting on his tenure, Michael shared with Industry Moves some highlights, and named those who have inspired him along the way.
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