Other sectors such as heavy industry are gradually achieving a Phone number list greater presence of women in positions of responsibility. In sectors such as FMCG or Pharma, it is easier to achieve parity in the selection processes. P In what situation is Spain in terms of managing diversity and talent at the managerial level, compared to the countries around us. R Spain still has a long way to go in improving the management of gender Phone number list diversity at a professional level, and this means that it does not stand out from the rest of the countries. Analyzing globally, only one in three women has an executive position in EU companies. But this proportion worsens in senior management positions. According to Grant Thornton's latest report, "Women in Business," only 26% of women hold senior management positions .
In the G-20, only 17% of board members are women and only a pitiful 12% are on management committees. More than 70% of women have felt barriers in their professional development compared to 48% of men Spain is within the EU slightly below the average, with the eastern countries leading the comparison Phone number list Luxembourg the country with the lowest presence of women in positions of responsibility. Interestingly, analyzing the presence of women on boards of directors, the Eastern countries are not the benchmarks, with France being the country with the greatest presence (45%) with a discreet 24% in Spain, which is in the average of the comparison . P What would you consider to be the Phone number list main future challenges for women in managerial positions? R One of the main challenges for women is to normalize their position as managers . The presence of women in managerial positions continues to draw attention, and they are more “questioned” for being women. Similarly, more than 70% of women have felt barriers in their professional development compared to 48% of men.
The business world and society in general must begin to respect the Phone number list professional careers of women and deal with gender diversity in a positive way and not with caution. P What companies or sectors are benchmarks in terms of equality in the selection processes of senior executives? R Analyzing the main Ibex companies, we observe that only 5 of them reach parity in managerial positions (Inditex, Mediaset, Aena, Caixabank Phone number list Bankinter), drawing attention to the fact that two of these companies are from the financial (banking) sector. In some cases, this parity is achieved by internal company policies and in other cases when it comes to looking for talent outside the company. Sectors such as FMCG or Pharma show greater concern for having the same number of male and female candidates in their selection processes.