Caldwell places on The Globe and Mail’s Women Lead Here Benchmark

-Caldwell places on The Globe and Mail’s brand-new Women Lead Here benchmark of executive gender diversity-

Toronto, ON – March 27, 2020 – Retained executive search firm Caldwell (TSX: CWL) is pleased to announce it has earned a spot on the inaugural Report on Business Women Lead Here list, an annual benchmark of executive gender diversity in corporate Canada.

Launched in 2020, Women Lead Here is an annual benchmark report produced by Report on Business magazine. It uses a proprietary research methodology to rank Canadian companies that have achieved or are nearing gender parity in executive ranks.

“Caldwell is honoured to be at the forefront of achieving gender parity in executive leadership” said John Wallace, chief executive officer of Caldwell. “We understand the transformative power of great talent and its ability to turn potential into success. Through putting forth excellent candidates for executive and board searches to participating in initiatives to accelerate gender diversity, Caldwell is committed to advancing gender diversity in executive leadership.”

In late 2019, Report on Business conducted a journalistic analysis of the 500 largest publicly-traded Canadian companies, evaluating the ratio of female-identifying to male-identifying executives in each of the top three tiers of executive leadership. The resultant data was applied to a weighted formula that also factored in company performance and other variables. In total, 74 corporations earned Women Lead Here title this year, with a combined average of 44% of executive roles held by female-identifying individuals.

The full list of 2020 Women Lead Here honourees can be found in the April issue of Report on Business magazine, out now, and online at

About Caldwell

At Caldwell we believe Talent Transforms. As a leading provider of executive talent, we enable our clients to thrive and succeed by helping them identify, recruit and retain the best people. Our reputation–nearly 50 years in the making–has been built on transformative searches across functions and geographies at the very highest levels of management and operations. We leverage our skills and networks to also provide agile talent in the form of flexible and on-demand advisory solutions for companies looking for support in strategy and operations. With offices and partners across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, we take pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to our clients.

Caldwell’s Common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CWL). Please visit our website at for further information.

About The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is Canada’s foremost news media company, leading the national discussion and causing policy change through brave and independent journalism since 1844. With our award-winning coverage of business, politics and national affairs, The Globe and Mail newspaper reaches 6.6 million readers every week in our print or digital formats, and Report on Business magazine reaches 1.8 million readers in print and digital every issue. Our investment in innovative data science means that as the world continues to change, so does The Globe. The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family.

For further information, please contact:

Caroline Lomot
+1 516 830 3535

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