Employers promoting women: EOWA

Women in senior roles

The Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency has released its 2010 Census report on the number of women in senior roles within top 200 ASX listed companies.

The EOWA Census is carried out by Macquarie University using methodology developed by US firm Catalyst. Read story.

Below is the list of the top performing companies in terms of the number of women sitting on their boards or that they employ in senior roles.

Executive Key Management roles are defined as those with the authority and responsibility for planning, directing and controlling the activities of the company.

Board Roles

ASX 200 organisations with 25 per cent or more women Board Directors and 25 per cent or more women filling Executive Key Management roles  listed in alphabetical order.

[Companies marked ** were also in this group for the 2006 and 2008 Census]

Organisations with two or more women Board Directors and two or more
Women holding Executive Key Management roles.

  • Pacific Brands Limited
  • Spotless Group Limited
  • Tabcorp Holdings Limited
  • Aristocrat Leisure Limited
  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited**
  • Billabong International Limited**
  • Brambles Limited
  • Caltex Australia Limited
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia**
  • Coca-Cola Amatil Limited
  • Computershare Limited
  • Goodman Group
  • Insurance Australia Group Limited
  • Macquarie Group Limited**
  • National Australia Bank Limited**
  • Origin Energy Limited
  • Pacifi c Brands Limited**
  • Perpetual Limited**
  • Qantas Airways Limited**
  • QBE Insurance Group Limited**
  • Rio Tinto Limited
  • Singapore Telecommunications Limited
  • Spark Infrastructure Group
  • Spotless Group Limited
  • Suncorp-Metway Limited
  • Tabcorp Holdings Limited
  • Wesfarmers Limited
  • Westpac Banking Corporation**
  • Woolworths Limited**
  • Austar United Communications Limited
  • Beach Energy Limited
  • Cabcharge Australia Limited
  • CSL Limited
  • Dexus Property Group
  • Insurance Australia Group Limited
  • Macarthur Coal Limited
  • MAP Group
  • Myer Holdings Limited
  • National Australia Bank Limited
  • Pacifi c Brands Limited
  • Perpetual Limited
  • Rio Tinto Limited
  • Singapore Telecommunications Limited
  • Spotless Group Limited
  • Stockland
  • Tabcorp Holdings Limited
  • Telstra Corporation Limited
  • Transfi eld Services Limited
  • Transurban Group
  • Westpac Banking Corporation


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