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May 25, 2017

Glassbreakers: Getting more women to the top in IR

According to research from IR Magazine, the near-even male-to-female split across IR as a whole is not reflected in the number of women making it into the top jobs

At a glance The numbers Despite starting from a base of almost 50:50 male to female across investor relations as a whole, IR Magazine research shows that two thirds of top IR jobs globally are held by men. And no matter how you cut the numbers – by region or cap size – men always come out on top. Identikit management The problem isn’t attracting women to the roles, say Pavita Cooper, steering member at the 30% Club and Sue Scholes, board director at

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Garnet Roach

Garnet Roach joined IR Magazine in October 2012, working on both the editorial and research sides of the publication. Prior to entering the world of investor relations, her freelance career covered a broad range of subjects, from technology to...

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