Women on Fortune 500 boards from 2009 to 2017

This statistic shows the share of women in newly appointed board members of Fortune 500 companies from 2009 to 2018. In 2018, there were 462 new board members appointed in Fortune 500 companies. Women accounted for 40 percent of those new directors in 2018.

Percentage of new women directors on Fortune 500 boards from 2009 to 2017

Percentage of new women directors
201840%
201738.2%
201627.8%
201529.8%
201429.2%
201325.9%
201222.8%
201121.7%
201019.4%
200918%
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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2009 to 2018

Special properties

CFOs & CEOs

Supplementary notes

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

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