Want to put more women on company boards? Set a retirement age

Youyou Zhou
Want to put more women on company boards? Set a retirement age

A “typical company board” is still a group of old men. Last year the average board of a S&P500 company had 11 members with an average age of 63, only two of whom were women. Boards repeatedly rate women as a top priority when reviewing potential candidates, according to annual surveys conducted by Spencer Stuart.