What have you always wondered about the economy? Tell us

Beauty industry has more female leaders than most, but men still dominate

Tracey Samuelson Jun 21, 2019
HTML EMBED:
COPY
Chaloner Woods/Getty Images

Beauty industry has more female leaders than most, but men still dominate

Tracey Samuelson Jun 21, 2019
Chaloner Woods/Getty Images
HTML EMBED:
COPY

L’Oréal Paris has a female president for the first time, its parent company announced Thursday. The beauty industry is one where you might think women would soon be running out of these kind of “firsts.”

However, while the beauty industry does have better representation of women in leadership roles than other industries, men still dominate the C-suite and boardroom — at least at the biggest companies.

Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

News and information you need, from a source you trust.

In a world where it’s easier to find disinformation than real information, trustworthy journalism is critical to our democracy and our everyday lives. And you rely on Marketplace to be that objective, credible source, each and every day.

This vital work isn’t possible without you. Marketplace is sustained by our community of Investors—listeners, readers, and donors like you who believe that a free press is essential – and worth supporting.

Stand up for independent news—become a Marketplace Investor today with a donation in any amount.