Women in senior leadership roles in mid-market businesses globally

of senior positions in mid-market businesses across the globe are held by women

of CEOs are women

of businesses have no women in senior leadership

Meaningful change transforms how we live, work, and connect with each other. Sustaining this type of change isn’t easy—but it’s necessary to keep up with the pace of progress. As society shifts, so does the business landscape, including how we do business and who leads it. While the number of women in senior leadership continues to rise, it’s concerningly slow, according to the latest International Business Report (IBR) conducted annually by Grant Thornton International. The research draws on insights from 5,000 global mid-market leaders to investigate how businesses can take intentional action to accelerate progress.  

Find out how some businesses are succeeding—and where opportunities lie—to narrow the gender gap in leadership roles in Canada and across the globe.  

Read the full report [ 10511 kb ]

“Perhaps the most significant boost will come from a continued commitment by businesses to provide increased flexible working options. This year’s research explored that relationship. The data shows businesses that offer hybrid or flexible models outperform when it comes to women in senior management roles.” 

Sharon Healy, Chief People & Culture Officer, Grant Thornton Canada

Subscribe for more.

Get the latest information in your inbox.

Subscribe to get relevant and timely information and event invitations.