With Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo leaving her role as CEO, we are down to 24 women in the corner office at S&P 500 companies.
One woman who knows more than most on how that can be changed is Jane Stevenson who leads the CEO succession team at global search firm Korn Ferry. In this piece for Robb Report, she provides some excellent advice to female executives who wish to make it to the very top.
Now that Indra Nooyi is stepping down as CEO of PepsiCo, there are only 24 women in CEO positions at S&P 500 companies. One more will join this all-too-exclusive club when Kathy Warden takes over as CEO of Northrop Grumman in January—but at a time when corporations are under pressure from both investors and the #metoo movement to embrace diversity at the top, that’s hardly a dent in the top ranks