Amanda Blanc reveals sexism got worse as she took more senior roles

Amanda Blanc

A story reported by the Financial Times showed that Culmer was “flabbergasted” by comments levelled at Blanc during the session and called them out as inappropriate.

Culmer reportedly took aim at individual shareholders for saying Blanc “was not the man for the job” and one who questioned if she should be “wearing the trousers”. Another shareholder had suggested the Aviva board would be good a “basic housekeeping” because of the number of women on it.

Blanc followed up with a post on Linked In

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