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In the Nation's Interest

GM’s Appointment of Mary Barra a Refreshing Leadership Decision

Insigniam co-founders Shideh Sedgh Bina (a CED Trustee) & Nathan Owen Rosenberg recently penned an article examining General Motors appointment of Mary Barra to its top leadership role as the new CEO.

"As noted by Time magazine, Barra will be just one of 24 female CEOs at the helm of a Fortune 500 company, a representation of less than 5 percent, when she takes the reins in January 2014."

Read the full article here, then head over here to learn why CED has invested so much time urging corporations to make gender diversity a higher priority in recruitment for board positions.