What is – and isn’t – changing for female business leaders

What is – and isn’t – changing for female business leaders
Naomi Ballantyne CEO of Partners Life. (Image: Supplied)
Ella Somers
A study of 54 companies by Deloitte in 2022, found 5.9% of chief executives in New Zealand were women in 2021 – down from 7.4% in 2018. In other words, 92.6% of chief executives were men in 2018, a number that then increased to 94.1% three years later.So, what has – and hasn’t – actually got better for female leaders in New Zealand’s business environment? The way you looked, dressed and presented yourself was a “box that you could control women with,” co-founder and managing director of Partne...

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