Geodis to favour women till 25pc of top posts are held by females
FRENCH forwarding giant Geodis will favour women over men, encouraging all employees to support a policy that will see 25 per cent of leadership posts held by females
02 December 2020 - 19:00
'The women's network is also intended to improve the reputation of the logistics and transport industry, a field traditionally dominated by men, to one with an image of greater equality and attractive to women,' said a company stateement.
'Our goal is to increase the number of women in managerial positions.' said Geodis vice president Mario Ceccon. 'At 13 per cent in 2017, women now hold 18 per cent of leadership positions. We are aiming for 25 per cent by 2023.'
The Geodis Women's Network acts to promote inclusion, reduce professional disparities between men and women, improve the balance between work and private life and provide equal career prospects.
'With a woman as CEO, Geodis is already signalling loud and clear that women have access to leadership positions' said Mr Ceccon.
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