Melissa Lamson

Women Still on the Outside Looking Into the C-Suite

A Korn Ferry study reveals 55 percent of CHROs are women. The next highest position occupied by women was CMO at 29 percent.

A new study of the top 1,000 U.S. companies showed women continue to lag in holding C-suite positions. Just 24 percent of the top leaders are women, according to the analysis by global executive search firm Korn Ferry. The study analyzed all C-suite positions, including chief human resources officer, across such industries as consumer, energy, financial, industrial, life science and…