2019 Women CEO Report: Women's Gains Slow in 2019

In a year with the highest CEO turnover on record, women saw fewer gains in 2019 than in 2018, according to an analysis of CEO turnover data from global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last year, 1,640 chief executives left their posts. Of those, Challenger tracked 1,422 replacement CEOs, 308 (21.7%) of whom were women. It is the highest number of women CEO replacements since the firm began tracking the sex of exiting CEOs and their replacements in 2010.

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