Posts Tagged 'BusinessDay'

Women stall on reaching corporate Australia’s highest rungs

by Alana Schetzer for The Sydney Morning Herald

Harvey Norman’s Gerry Harvey is known for being outspoken – whether sharing his views on the evils of online retailing, restrictive workplace laws or corporate governance types who frown on his role as executive chairman of the retailer.

And he’s no less blunt when it comes to the issue of gender equality in corporate Australia – and the chances of it ever being realised.

“We’ve got a campaign here to get 50 per cent women and we’re not achieving it,” he says. “We’re well short.”

Women make up 42 per cent of the retailer’s workforce but just 26per cent of senior executives – although that figure does include a rare female chief executive, KatiePage. Read more here.

Government to enforce corporate governance in insurance sector

by BusinessDay, September 11, 2009.

Remi Babalola, minister of state for finance, said on Thursday that the Federal Government would enforce strict and strong corporate governance in the insurance industry. He made this known in Abuja during a courtesy visit to his office by the council members of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) led by its president, Sunny Adeda.
Also at the meeting were the commissioner for insurance and chief executive officer of National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Fola Daniel; director of home finance in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Lexy Omoha Lexy; deputy president of the CIIN, Oluwole Adetimehin; Yakubu Akor, and Joseph Obah…(continue reading)

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