A CEO can’t find diverse board members. Don’t get frustrated, get help, says Maynard Webb

Fast Company

07-17-2021

My quick answer on how to increase the diversity of your board is that you should not do this alone. The performance of your business will be better if you are more diverse as a diverse company is more representative of society as a whole. A report from McKinsey & Company indicates that the top racially diverse tech companies are 35% more likely to have financial returns higher than the tech sector’s national median. The referral service is free; companies simply make a tax-free donation when they appoint a Him For Her referral to the board. I think you’ll find this is an excellent and cost-efficient option to help find outstanding candidates to strengthen your board.

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