India outperforms world in leadership with 50% HR directors & 40% CFOs as women: Survey


The pervasive issue of women’s underrepresentation in leadership roles persists across industries worldwide, despite strides made in gender equality initiatives. Women still encounter substantial barriers to reaching leadership positions. Notably, in India, 39% of companies have women occupying CXO positions, surpassing the global average of 32%.

According to LONGHOUSE consulting report titled The State of Women Leadership Hiring in India indicated that 98% of Indian businesses have at least one woman in senior management roles, exceeding the global average of 90%.

Additionally, 40% of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) positions and 50% of HR Director positions in India are currently held by women, signalling a significant departure from traditional norms and stereotypes.

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