Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam
In Vietnam’s mid-market companies, women hold 33% of senior leadership positions with the most common being human resource director (36%) and chief financial officer (32%). Globally the rate is 29%.
Ninety five percent of businesses in Vietnam have at least one woman in senior management, again above the global rate of 87%.
Francesca Lagerberg, global leader, Grant Thornton International Ltd, said: “It is extremely encouraging to see deliberate action taking place as mid-market businesses ramp up activities that encourage progress and accessibility to leadership positions for women.
“2018 saw a sharp rise in the representation of women at a senior level after significant changes in the social climate of the western world, but this year’s numbers have levelled off once again highlighting that change at the top is glacial.”
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