Few female CEOs slow down more gender equality on shipping boards

The fact that there are too few female CEOs in the shipping sector delays more gender equality on the boards of directors in the maritime sector. Without female CEOs, one cannot recruit them, says Anne Trolle, executive director at Danish Shipping.

Anne Trolle | Photo: PR / Danske Rederier

It was "very disappointing" when Executive Director Anne Trolle last year commented on the fact only two of Danish Shipping's around 100 members had a female CEO.

The already limited number has since then been reduced further, as one of the two, Henriette Thygesen, has left her position as Svitzer, where she was replaced by Kasper Friis Nilaus.

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