Challenging the mentality of 'best man for the job'

Tom Lukic says comments made at Aviva’s AGM show trustees need to act on diversity

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Tom Lukic says it is the responsibility of everyone on trustee boards to make sure that change happens
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Tom Lukic says it is the responsibility of everyone on trustee boards to make sure that change happens

Aviva's annual general meeting this week highlighted how far we still have to go in ensuring equality in the boardroom, and in business in general.

At the AGM meeting, Amanda Blanc, Aviva's chief executive, was told that she was ‘not the man for the job' by a shareholder. Another shareholder asked whether she should be ‘wearing trousers'. Credit...

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