Board Governance and Diversity in German Boardrooms

Inside Europe's Boardrooms

Spencer Stuart conducts Board Index surveys in countries all over the world, seeking to highlight changing attitudes and emerging trends across corporate boardrooms. The 2020 version of Spencer Stuart’s Germany Board Index (its 9th overall) analyses the trends in supervisory boards and management boards of 68 listed companies from the DAX 30, M-Dax, S-Dax and Tec-Dax indices.

In this episode, Ralf LandmannGermany Managing Partner and Board Practice Leader at Spencer Stuart, breaks down the findings from the 2020 Germany Board Index – and in particular how new government legislation continues to impact diversity at the board level.

  • In what ways are German boards embracing a greater diversity of thought? Where is there room for improvement?
  • Is more progress needed on German supervisory boards?

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