The Journey to 50/50™

Yearly we issue the series of articles The journey to 50/50™ where CEOs talk candidly about their companies’ efforts to reach gender parity. This initiative is part of our commitment to sharing best practices among industry leaders.

As a CEO, you can’t just be floating on top: you need to get into the details

Nina Jonnson

CEO, ICA Gruppen

If you’re not listening, you’re not leading

Paolo Lanzarotti

CEO, Asahi Europe & International

Use your ‘power capital’

David Lawlor

President – Europe, the Kellogg Company

Leading in times of crisis

Olena Vdovychenko

CEO, METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine

Small things matter

Judith McKenna

President and CEO, Walmart International

Send the message that women can do anything

Steve Cahillane

Chairman and CEO, Kellogg Company

Set the tone at the top

Carlton Lawson

Company Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health EMEA

Dream big

Ilham Kadri

CEO, Solvay

Introduce preferential hiring

George Young

Founder and Former CEO, Kalypso

Take a stand

Frans Muller

President and CEO, 
Ahold Delhaize

Take practical steps to support women’s work/life balance

Özgür Tort

CEO, Migros

Have clear objectives and measure them

David Taylor

President and CEO, P&G

Know the value of Diversity

Carmine Di Sibio

Global Chairman and CEO, EY

Help people feel the joy of belonging

Olaf Koch

Former CEO of METRO

Tackle attrition risk

Richard Mayfield

Executive Vice President, Global Sourcing and Regional CEO, Walmex and Canada

Lead from the top, and set targets

Alan Jope

CEO of Unilever

Ensure equal allocation of power and resources

Per Strömberg

CEO of ICA Gruppen