Digital recruitment company Nurole has made its first FTSE appointment. It helped The Merchants Trust select Sybella Stanley, director at publisher Reed Elsevier, and political journalist Mary Ann Sieghart, as non-executive directors, making its board 40% female.
Nurole was set up this year by headhunter Susie Cummings and is shaking up the way that company boards select directors. Nurole registrants fill out an online form expressing their areas of interest. When a suitable board… Read Full
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