Lonely at the top as only 5pc African CEOS are women

The East African - - OUTLOOK -

Women make up only five per cent of chief ex­ec­u­tives of big cor­po­ra­tions in Africa ac­cord­ing to a study by the Africa CEO fo­rum. Ac­cord­ing to the sur­vey, there are still fewer women in the top ranks of African com­pa­nies de­spite find­ing that busi­nesses with most women on their boards have an op­er­at­ing profit over 20 per­cent higher than in­dus­try av­er­ages.

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