first_imgThe number of women CEOs in India is nearly four times that of the United States.According to a survey of 240 mid and large domestic and foreign companies in India by international executive research firm, EMA Partners, nearly 11 per cent of the CEOs in Indian companies are women, compared to three percent among U.S. Fortune 500 companies.According to the EMA, nearly 25 per cent of the executives in Germany, 30 per cent in Britain, and 35 per cent in France are women.A sector-wise analysis by EMA found that women CEO presence highest in India’s banking and financial services sector (54 per cent), followed by media and life sciences (11 per cent each), Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and consulting (8 per cent each), and manufacturing and IT/ITES (4% each). In the United States, by contrast, women CEO were heaviest in the consumer sector (48%) while financial services accounted for just 7 percent.  Related Itemslast_img

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