Share of women among new U.S. Fortune 500 board members in 2017, by industry

This statistic shows the share of women among newly appointed board members of Fortune 500 companies in 2017, by industry. In 2017, 47 percent of newly appointed board members in the consumer industry were women.

Percentage of new directors seats on Fortune 500 boards filled by women in 2017, by industry

Share of new director positions filled by women
Industrial32%
Technology33%
Life sciences35%
Business services43%
Financial services47%
Consumer47%
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Release date

July 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Special properties

CFOs & CEOs

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