Number of seats filled in Fortune 500 companies 2009-2018

This statistic shows the total number of new board seats filled with CFOs and CEOs in Fortune 500 boards from 2009 to 2018. In 2018, Fortune 500 companies filled 462 new board seats with independent directors.

Number of seats filled in Fortune 500 companies from 2009 to 2018

Number of seats
2018462
2017358
2016421
2015 399
2014 339
2013 359
2012 298
2011 336
2010 279
2009 356
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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2009 to 2018

Special properties

CEOs & CFOs

Supplementary notes

Figures represent appointment of either sitting or retired CEOs/CFOs.

Data from prior to 2018 taken from previous publications of the report which can be found here.

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