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Zu wenige Frauen in Spitzenpositionen der großen Banken und Versicherungen

Listed author(s):
  • Elke Holst
  • Anne-Katrin Stahn

Der Frauenanteil an Aufsichtsratsposten ist bei den großen Banken und Sparkassen sowie bei Versicherungsgesellschaften in Deutschland gering. Im Bankgewerbe beträgt er 15 % und bei Versicherungen 11 %. Dass dennoch in den meisten Aufsichts- oder Verwaltungsräten Frauen vertreten sind, geht überwiegend auf die Entsendung durch Arbeitnehmervertretungen zurück. Die Vorstandssitze der großen Unternehmen des Versicherungs- und Kreditgewerbes sind dagegen - wie auch bei den anderen großen Unternehmen - fest in Männerhand. Nur 2,5 % dieser Posten werden von Frauen eingenommen. Damit besteht eine eklatante Diskrepanz zwischen dem hohen Anteil weiblicher Beschäftigter in der Finanzbranche insgesamt (54 %) und ihrer Repräsentanz in den Top-Entscheidungsgremien.

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Article provided by DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research in its journal Wochenbericht.

Volume (Year): 74 (2007)
Issue (Month): 26 ()
Pages: 405-407

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Handle: RePEc:diw:diwwob:74-26-1
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