Fewer Filipina CEOs This Year--Survey

MANILA--There are fewer Filipina chief executive officers (CEOs) this year than in 2012, according to a study by the Grant Thorton International Business Report (IBR), reports Philstar.com. According to the report, 37 percent of senior posts in the Philippines are held by women, down by two percentage points from 2012. “Despite the drop, the Philippines has the largest proportion of female top executives among the participating ASEAN countries, and remains significantly above the global average,” the report said. The global average is 24 percent in 2013, up by three percentage points from last year.