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“It is not about gender, it is about experience, leadership and vision”

Business quote of the day.

“It is not about gender, it is about experience, leadership and vision”

Angela Ahrendts, chief executive of Burberry, voicing opposition to mandatory quotas for the number of women in the boardroom. Ahrendts, who is one of just two female chief executives in the FTSE 100, said it was simply a case of putting “the best person into the job”.

By Helen Roxburgh

Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia