Sidebar: Top 10 ITC boards

As part of her gender diversity report for ITAC, author Karen Wensley looked at the composition of the boards of directors of the 10 biggest Canadian-based publicly-traded information and communications technology companies. Here’s what she found:
The first figure is the total number of board members in 2012, the number in brackets is the number of women.
Blackberry (smart phone maker) 12 (2)
BCE Inc. (telecom/media)           14 (2)
Rogers Comm. (cable/media)      14 (4)
Telus Corp. (telecom)                  13 (1)
Celestica (electronics)                   8 (1)
CGI (systems integrator/consult) 14 (3)
Shaw Comm. (cable/Internet)      16 (2)
CAE (simulators)                          15 (1)
OpenText (software)                     9 (3)
Softchoice (IT products/services)  9 (2)

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