More women to power the boardroom

PETALING JAYA: The glass-ceiling in Malaysia has continued to be weakened with the latest figure indicating 16.1% women on boards of Bursa Malaysia‚Äôs Top 100 Public Listed Companies (PLC), as of September 2016.   This has been a marked progress compared to the 14% registered last year. The latest performance indicated that engagement with upper… Continue reading More women to power the boardroom

Women surge into boardrooms across Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR 02 SEPT 2016. From left, Cheif Executive Director Lead Women, Anne Abraham, ICAEW Malaysia Loh Wei Yuen, Group Cheif Marketing Officer Media Prima Shareen Ooi and Head Programmes Talent Corp Siti Aishah Md Lasim at Women in Leadership Malaysia. NSTP/ROHANIS SHUKRI.

Women surge into boardrooms across Malaysia, but gender equity target still beyond reach   KUALA LUMPUR: In a sign of increasing gender equality in the local workplace, latest figures reveal that the representation of women on the boards of Malaysia’s Top 100 corporations has increased to 15 per cent of total directorships this year.  … Continue reading Women surge into boardrooms across Malaysia

Investors Must Play Role For Workplace Diversity

September 25, 2015 (Kuala Lumpur) — Johan Mahmood Merican, CEO of TalentCorp, says many public-listed Malaysian companies are falling short of international standards for gender, race, and age diversity. He tells Bloomberg TV Malaysia’s Sophie Kamaruddin that social sanctions on the matter may help level-up corporate Malaysia. Source: Bloomberg TV Malaysia