The Top Companies Named for Women Executives
National Association for Female Executives has cited Avon Products
Inc. as having the best opportunities for women among Fortune 1,000
companies. The association, which issued a list of the top 25 companies
for women executives, noted that more than half the cosmetics maker's
board of directors are women and that women run nearly half its divisions.
the list, a Fortune 1,000 company must have at least two women on
the board, a high proportion of women at all levels and a rising number
of women in senior management.
in the top 10 were Scholastic Corp.; Liz Claiborne Inc.; Aetna Inc.
and Washington Mutual Inc.; Prudential Financial Group; TIAA-CREF;
Hewlett-Packard; The New York Times Co. and Wellpoint Health Networks