Women at the Top of the Org Chart
Monster Business Coach
Although women have made great strides in the business world, there is still a huge imbalance in the number of women who have made it to the top of fortune 500 companies. In fact, according to the Economist, (July 2011) only 15 women run companies of that magnitude. Do not despair, however, because there is hope. Women are making inroads and despite the fact that some countries are starting to legislate that women must make up a greater percentage of boards of directors, it is happening naturally.
Canadian CEO of Hudsons Bay Company, Bonnie brooks has the difficult task of changing the image of this very Canadian, 340 year old company. Brooks has had tons of experience in the retail industry and is expected to be able to work her magic on this Canadian institution.