FI Tip Sheet: The Top Women in Banking?

Last month, Al Dominick looked at the top CEOs in banking in a two-part series. But missing from the list?
Women.
It’s a big issue in corporate America, and a big issue for banks too. So go over to Al’s blog (or tweet to him @AlDominick) and let him know:
Who are the top women in banking?

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Clearly, there aren’t many female CEOs of major corporations.  According to Spencer Stuart, an executive search firm, the number of women serving as the CEO of an S&P 500 company increased to 22 in 2013. Nonetheless, this represents a mere 4.5% of the companies that comprise the index.  I share this statistic as a preface to this morning’s post, one that asks for your help and feedback on “the best” female CEOs in banking today.

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Background

Last month, inspired by a piece that ran on Yahoo Finance (“the Best CEOs of 2013“), I reached out to a number of colleagues that work for professional services firms to ask their thoughts on the top CEOs at financial institutions — along with why they hold them in such regard.  I subsequently shared their thoughts (along with mine) on some of the best CEOs in the business today — broken…

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