Mary Barra became the first female CEO of a global car manufacturer in 2014 when she took the reins at General Motors. She was, however, swiftly followed that same year by Linda Jackson, the British woman still at the helm of Citroën in France. For those who thought the glass ceiling in automotive had finally been removed (Annette Winkler was the other notable boss, as CEO of Daimler’s Smart division from 2011-2018), it ended there, leaving both women to form a small but powerful vanguard in the march towards gender equality in the industry.
Citroën’s CEO Linda Jackson talks 2CVs, comfort and future mobility
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