Lack of boardroom planning hits diversity efforts

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

23rd July, 2019
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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’.

According to the IoD’s Diversity in the Boardroom 2019 report, almost half of the directors surveyed say their company does not have a rotation system for serving on the board.

IoD chief executive Maura...

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