There are 640 million are women consumers in China. Their average contribution to household income jumped from 20% in 1980 to 50% in 2013 and they now have a louder voice in financial decisions from everyday purchasing of daily goods to big ticket items such as finances, electronics and even automobiles. It’s not only China’s female consumers shaping the world, but also the women behind the scenes. According to Grant Thornton International Business Report released in 2014 38% of senior management roles in China are held by women – one of the highest rates in the world. Some of the shining stars from that group were recognised on Monday night.
All were eager to share their awards with their teams and family with Jane Lin-Baden CEO, Isobar China Group, bringing her daughter on stage showing how important it is for young women to have role models.
Read about China’s 2015 Women to Watch and be inspired.