2013 Interesting Statistics

Men vs. Women

Almost half (45%) of board seats are held by individuals with a tenure of 10 years or longer, and 88% of these are men – EY

Board Composition & Member Profiles

Twenty percent of the board seats at S&P 1500 companies are held by directors nearing or exceeding the common board retirement age of 72; Roughly 27% of current board seats could turn over in the next five years – EY

Of the 286 boards that impose a numerical limit for all directors, 5% cap additional directorships at two boards, 30% at three boards, 41% at four boards and 24% at five or more – Foley