DENTON, Texas — Sally Beauty Holdings was recently honored at the 2019 Breakfast of Corporate Champions, hosted by the Women’s Forum of New York, for the company’s role in advancing gender parity in the boardroom. The Breakfast of Corporate Champions honors companies who actively promote board diversity and who maintain female board representation of 30% or more.
“Sally Beauty Holdings takes the utmost pride in having a board composition of more than 40 percent women and truly believes their contributions have been imperative to meeting our strategic business goals,” said Chris Brickman, president and chief executive officer. “We’re honored to be recognized by the Women’s Forum and are inspired by the strong female representation in the boardroom throughout corporate America.”
Sally Beauty Holdings’ board of directors currently comprises 12 exceptional leaders – five of whom are women – who bring decades of expertise in areas ranging from finance, consumer retail and executive management.
“Sally Beauty Holdings is among an extraordinary group of companies leading the charge towards gender parity in the boardroom,” said Janice Ellig, CEO of the Ellig group and chair and founder of the Breakfast of Corporate Champions. “The Women’s Forum takes great pride in recognizing companies like Sally Beauty Holdings who are accelerating the advancement of women onto corporate boards.”
The Women’s Forum brings together thought leaders and change-makers including CEOs, board directors and government officials in support of one shared goal – achieving 50/50 gender parity in the boardroom by 2025. The Breakfast of Corporate Champions honors S&P 500/ F1000 companies who measurably exceed the national average of female-held board seats.