Vietnam fares well in gender diversity with 25% women CEOs, board members

Vietnam fares well in gender diversity with 25% women CEOs, board members

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Vietnam is a bright spot for gender diversity in Southeast Asia, with a recent report showing the country has a higher representation of women serving as board directors and chief executive officers than Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

Some 25 percent of CEOs or board directors in Vietnam are women, according to September data from the Boston Consulting Group. Women hold 14 percent of CEO or board level positions in Malaysia and 10 percent in Singapore. Indonesia came in last among the four countries, at 6 percent.

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