Distribution of women newly appointed to Fortune 500 boards, by industry 2018

This statistic shows the industry distribution of the women who became board members of Fortune 500 companies in 2018. In 2018, 20 percent of the women who were Fortune 500 board appointees were appointed to boards in the financial services industry.

Distribution of women newly appointed to Fortune 500 boards in 2018, by industry

Share of new director positions filled by women
Life sciences7%
Business services15%
Technology17%
Industrial17%
Financial services20%
Consumer24%
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Release date

May 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Special properties

CFOs & CEOs

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