Women directors: the number games
The Companies Bill mandates that a firm should have at least one woman director on the board. Does India have enough women leaders?
The Companies Bill that was recently passed by Parliament mandates that a company should have at least one woman director on the board. Does India have enough women leaders to meet this requirement? According to Zia Mody, the founder of Mumbai-based AZB & Partners, ideally, a board should have at least two women directors to have a quality discussion. Here’s what some of the other heavyweights of corporate India have to say on the subject: