Indian women pip global peers in leadership roles

Written by: Our Contributor

(Our Bureau, April 25)

India ranks third in the world for women working in senior management positions, the Women in Business 2021 report by Grant Thornton suggests. The percentage of Indian women in senior management stood at 39% as compared to the global average of 31%. Many experts see this as an indication that the outlook of Indian businesses towards working women is changing. Also,  the proportion of women leaders across key C-Suite positions across India was higher than the global average, the report shows. 47% of mid-market businesses in India now have women CEOs compared with 26% globally.

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