The 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 Items
Intrepid Travel returning to Egypt Source = e-Travel Blackboard: M.H Intrepid Travel has just announced that it will be returning to Egypt on 12 March. “After considering careful advice from our staff on the ground and all relevant Government advice, we have decided to recommence tour operations in Egypt and Jordan from 12 March” a spokesperson for Intrepid Travel told e-Travel Blackboard. The news comes on the back of the announcement this week that the country’s authorities had reopened its Pyramids. “Forward bookings until the end of May are still strong, as a lot of clients did not want to cancel their tours until they saw how the situation in the country evolved,” the spokesperson said. February has been a busy month for the company with the appointment of a new managing director and the establishment of PEAK Adventure Travel Group.