When dinosaurs talk: “Women Make Boardrooms Prettier and More Colorful”

14 February, 2011

Corporate women

As Germany is debating whether to instate a mandatory minimum quota for the proportion of women manning corporate boardrooms, Josef Ackermann, Deutsche Bank CEO, made some “unfortunate” (¿?) comments that heated the debate about gender equality:

“[…] having more women in management positions would make life “more colorful and prettier”

Indeed, everybody may have a different opinion on the convenience of having minimum quotas for the proportion of women in corporate boardrooms, but that’s not the best way to express it, Mr. Ackermann…

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