Lack of boardroom planning hits diversity efforts

Lack of boardroom planning hits diversity efforts
Lack of access to networks a concern for female directors

Some findings of an Institute of Directors report reinforce the perception that board appointments in Ireland are about ‘who you know’, says the organisation's chief executive

The chief executive of the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland has said Irish companies need more transparent and planned processes for recruiting board members, in order to reduce the perception that boards are a ‘boys’ club’.

Maura Quinn was speaking as a report by the organisation found that strong support for diversity in the boardroom is being undermined by a lack of succession planning.


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