Report: 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Women Executive Officers and Top EarnersDec 10, 2013
No Change for Women in Top Leadership
Once again the needle barely budged for women aspiring to top business leadership in corporate America, according to the 2013 Catalyst Census: Fortune 500 Executive Officers and Top Earners.
Among the findings:
- Women held 14.6 percent of Executive Officer positions, essentially the same as last year (14.3%).
- There was no gain year over year as women held only 8.1% of Executive Officer top earner slots.
- In both 2012 and 2013, one-fifth of companies had 25 percent or more women Executive Officers, yet more than one-quarter had no women Executive Officers.
Research Partners: AT&T Inc.; Bloomberg; BMO Financial Group; Cardinal Health, Inc.; Chevron Corporation; Credit Suisse; Dell Inc.; Deloitte LLP; Desjardins Group; Deutsche Bank AG, EY, General Motors Company; Hewlett-Packard Company; IBM Corporation; KeyBank; Kimberly-Clark Corporation; McDonald’s Corporation; PPL Corporation; Sodexo, Inc.; State Street Corporation; UPS