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'Tremendous need' for women in C-Suite as new CFO figures released

'Tremendous need' for women in C-Suite as new CFO figures released

Only one in ten chief finance officers (CFO) are women, according to a survey by Executive Search firm Korn Ferry. 

The researchers polled 1,000 top US companies and found that just 11% of CFOs were women, a drop from 12% in 2016. The industry with the most female CFOs is retail at 19%, followed by consumer at 15%, while those industries tied for having the least female CFOs are financial and healthcare at only 8 per cent.

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