The Korean tech giant’s chief marketing officer YH Lee said she has noticed a growth in the number of senior female executives in recent years, and hopes to see it continue. “When I first joined Samsung in 2007, I was the only female executive in the mobile business,” she said. “Even before, when I worked for a global cosmetic company, it is very rare to see female executives at a high-level position. “We have seen a great increase in senior female leaders since then and now Samsung has a strong presence of remarkably talented female management. “The increase of more and more female executives is exciting, and I hope that we see even more women in leadership roles in the future – not just at Samsung but across the industry.” Overall, women in senior roles remain a rarity in the tech sector, something that been attributed to a range of factors across different age groups. According to women’s advocate group Women in Tech, just 17% of technology industry workers in the UK are female, with many pointing to a need to encourage more girls into STEM subjects while still at school, showing them the sector’s viability as a career choice…. Read full this story
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