The number of women employed by the Maersk Group is increasing – not least in emerging economies. The 6,500 strong workforce on the African continent for example includes more than 1,250 women. With many more targeted to join.
“Despite the fact that the Group’s industries are traditionally male dominated, we still have a good representation of women in the organisation. And we want to do better and we can do better,” says Rachel Osikoya, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at the Maersk Group.
A focus on talent
“One thing that we focus on from a diversity perspective is talent. We want to make sure that we are able to attract and maintain the best talent globally. And that means not just hiring from 50% of the talent pool, but looking as much at the other 50% as well.”